Fuerteventura Museums Schedule

There are excellent museums throughout Fuerteventura, which cover history, culture and life in Fuerteventura including archaeology, agriculture and local crafts.

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20
Apr
2019

Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

Saturday April 20th 2019 10:00 -18:00
Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

The Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita makes us aware of the importance of grain to Fuerteventura and its importance to the economy of the island for centuries. The grain was harvested from wild seeds and ground in stone mortars and hand mills in the days before windmills.

As well as exploring the different rooms of this old building,discovering the history of cereal cultivation,the milling systems and Gofio (toasted cornmeal) there's also a widmill you can go inside.

20
Apr
2019

Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

Saturday April 20th 2019 10:00 -18:00
Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.

20
Apr
2019

La Cilla Grain Museum

Saturday April 20th 2019 10:00 -14:00
La Cilla Grain Museum

For centuries Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Grain left its ports to supply other islands. Today this past is remembered in the Casa de la Cilla, in La Oliva, a place not to missed by those interested in finding out about the backbone of the Fuerteventuran economy until a few decades ago.

In Fuerteventura “cillas” were created in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita and La Oliva. The purpose of these warehouses was to safeguard the Church’s crops and produce, either those obtained from their own livestock and lands or those that were due by way of tithes.

20
Apr
2019

Betancuria Archaeological Museum

Saturday April 20th 2019 10:00 -18:00
Betancuria Archaeological Museum

This museum has two exhibition halls equipped with explanatory panels, one for Aboriginal material culture and the other to the spiritual world, both exhibit some archaeological pieces belonging to the Aboriginal stage of the island. The museum began with the donation by old Fuerteventurans of various pieces found by accident in the fields. Vicente Ruiz, a resident of Betancuria, was the one commissioned to gather and organise the material.

21
Apr
2019

Majorero Cheese Museum

Sunday April 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00
Majorero Cheese Museum

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.

21
Apr
2019

Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

Sunday April 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00
Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

The Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita makes us aware of the importance of grain to Fuerteventura and its importance to the economy of the island for centuries. The grain was harvested from wild seeds and ground in stone mortars and hand mills in the days before windmills.

As well as exploring the different rooms of this old building,discovering the history of cereal cultivation,the milling systems and Gofio (toasted cornmeal) there's also a widmill you can go inside.

21
Apr
2019

Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

Sunday April 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00
Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.

22
Apr
2019

Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

Monday April 22nd 2019 09:00 -13:00
Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

22
Apr
2019

Majorero Cheese Museum

Monday April 22nd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Majorero Cheese Museum

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.

22
Apr
2019

Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

Monday April 22nd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

The Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita makes us aware of the importance of grain to Fuerteventura and its importance to the economy of the island for centuries. The grain was harvested from wild seeds and ground in stone mortars and hand mills in the days before windmills.

As well as exploring the different rooms of this old building,discovering the history of cereal cultivation,the milling systems and Gofio (toasted cornmeal) there's also a widmill you can go inside.

22
Apr
2019

Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

Monday April 22nd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.

23
Apr
2019

Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 09:00 -13:00
Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

23
Apr
2019

La Alcogida Ecomuseum

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -18:00
La Alcogida Ecomuseum

To visit La Alcogida is to experience the way of life of Fuerteventuran peasants over the last few decades. Stone houses, whitewashed and with gabled roofs, welcome the visitor to the La Alcogida Eco-Museum, located in the village of Tefía in Puerto del Rosario. Its roofs are made of “torta” (a mix of water, earth and straw) which, with the advent of winter rains, is what gives the walls their ancient appearance. In summer the walls are repainted to once again display their pure and perfect white.

23
Apr
2019

Majorero Cheese Museum

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Majorero Cheese Museum

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.

23
Apr
2019

Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Los Molinos Interpretation Centre

The Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita makes us aware of the importance of grain to Fuerteventura and its importance to the economy of the island for centuries. The grain was harvested from wild seeds and ground in stone mortars and hand mills in the days before windmills.

As well as exploring the different rooms of this old building,discovering the history of cereal cultivation,the milling systems and Gofio (toasted cornmeal) there's also a widmill you can go inside.

23
Apr
2019

Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.

23
Apr
2019

La Cilla Grain Museum

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -14:00
La Cilla Grain Museum

For centuries Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Grain left its ports to supply other islands. Today this past is remembered in the Casa de la Cilla, in La Oliva, a place not to missed by those interested in finding out about the backbone of the Fuerteventuran economy until a few decades ago.

In Fuerteventura “cillas” were created in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita and La Oliva. The purpose of these warehouses was to safeguard the Church’s crops and produce, either those obtained from their own livestock and lands or those that were due by way of tithes.

23
Apr
2019

Betancuria Archaeological Museum

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -18:00
Betancuria Archaeological Museum

This museum has two exhibition halls equipped with explanatory panels, one for Aboriginal material culture and the other to the spiritual world, both exhibit some archaeological pieces belonging to the Aboriginal stage of the island. The museum began with the donation by old Fuerteventurans of various pieces found by accident in the fields. Vicente Ruiz, a resident of Betancuria, was the one commissioned to gather and organise the material.

23
Apr
2019

Ruta de los Coroneles

Tuesday April 23rd 2019 10:00 -14:00
Ruta de los Coroneles

For just 8 euros you can purchase a ticket that allows you entry to 5 museums, historical buildings and a tour showing the historical importance of La Olivia, collectively known as 'Ruta de los Coroneles' (Route of the Colonels)

The ticket includes entry to, Casa de la Cilla, Casa de los Coroneles, Iglesia de la Candelaria, Casa del Coronel and Centro de Arte Canario

24
Apr
2019

Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

Wednesday April 24th 2019 09:00 -13:00
Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Thursday March 21st 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Morro Jable Flea Market is held every Monday and Thursday in the Cosmo shopping centre car park between 09:00 and 14:00

Thursday March 21st 2019 09:00 -13:00

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

Thursday March 21st 2019 09:00 -23:00

The 2019 Antigua Carnival takes place between the 13th and the 22nd March 2019 in Antigua,Fuerteventura. 

Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

Thursday March 21st 2019 10:00 -14:00

The Canary Islands Craft Market is held every Thursday and Sunday between 10:00 and 14:00 in the El Campanario Shopping Centre,Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Thursday March 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00

To visit La Alcogida is to experience the way of life of Fuerteventuran peasants over the last few decades. Stone houses, whitewashed and with gabled roofs, welcome the visitor to the La Alcogida Eco-Museum, located in the village of Tefía in Puerto del Rosario. Its roofs are made of “torta” (a mix of water, earth and straw) which, with the advent of winter rains, is what gives the walls their ancient appearance. In summer the walls are repainted to once again display their pure and perfect white.

Thursday March 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.