Fuerteventura Museum Guide

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

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Morro Velosa Viewpoint
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Betancuria   Betancuria
The viewpoint of Morro Velosa is located in the Parque Rural de Betancuria, on top of the homonymous mountain, between Betancuria and Valle de Santa Inés. It was designed by the artist from Lanzarote Cesar Manrique and from its facilities you can see a wide panoramic view of the landscape of plains and volcanoes. The Morro Velosa viewpoint is the best vantage point from which to contemplate the Betancuria massif. At its feet lies a...
Del Carmen Saltworks Museum
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Las Salinas   Antigua
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. The Saltworks produces fine white salt of the highest quality which is very rich in trace elements due to the cleanliness of its water and...
La Alcogida Ecomuseum
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Tefia   Puerto del Rosario
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...
La Cilla Grain Museum
siteadminsiteadmin July 12, 2012
Location  La Oliva   La Oliva
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...
Casa de Felipito Picnic Area
siteadminsiteadmin July 10, 2012
Location  Puerto del Rosario   Puerto del Rosario
Felipitos old Farm has been restored and is now a museum.and a picnic area, which invites you to rest and enjoy the area in the company of your entire family
Los Molinos Interpretation Centre
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Tiscamanita   Tuineje
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...
The Cueva del Llano Cave
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Villaverde   La Oliva
A visit to the Cueva del Llano in Villaverde provides the opportunity of entering deep into the earth, but also of finding out about the animals that populated the Island thousands of years ago or how this volcanic tube was formed.  All this through a guided tour of the depths of Fuerteventura.
Miguel de Unamuno House Museum
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Puerto del Rosario   Puerto del Rosario
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. 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...
Betancuria Archaeological Museum
siteadminsiteadmin July 12, 2012
Location  Betancuria   Betancuria
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. After crossing the threshold, visitors will receive...
Canarian Art Centre
siteadminsiteadmin July 16, 2012
Location  La Oliva   La Oliva
The Canarian Art Center is the most enriched art and culture centre on offer in Fuerteventura. Enjoy a relaxing environment with a wonderful outdoor sculpture, combined with the aromas of the native flora of the island. Opening times: Mondays to Saturdays 10:00 - 17:00 Sundays...
Museum of Traditional Fishing
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
The best option for complementing a day on the beach in El Cotillo is to visit the Museum of Traditional Fishing located in the Tostón lighthouse. At just five kilometres from the village, in the area known as Punta Ballena (Whale Point), is this lighthouse which dates back to 1897. Its construction coincides with the moment at which other similar buildings were erected, such as the Pechiguera Lighthouse in Lanzarote and the Marrajo Lighthouse on the islet of Lobos,...
Punta de Jandía Lighthouse
siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  Morro Jable   Pajara
At the southern end of Fuerteventura is the Jandía Isthmus.  It is a peculiar and exclusive landscape which hosts within its territory many natural and cultural assets. This prompted its classification as Natural Park in 1987.  It consists of a volcanic landscape in which abrupt cliffs contrast with gentle slopes.
Majorero Cheese Museum
siteadminsiteadmin January 10, 2019
Location  Antigua   Antigua
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. As well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant. Opening hours: Open daily from 10:00 until 18:00 between the 1st of May...
Guise and Ayose’s viewpoint
siteadminsiteadmin January 17, 2019
Location  Betancuria   Betancuria
The Guise and Ayose’s viewpoint is located between Valley of Santa Ines and Betancuria. From here you can see a beautiful view of the islands valleys, plains and mountains. There are two large and impressive bronze statues here representing the Kings Guise and Ayose of ancient Fuerteventura before the conquest of 1402.
Betancuria Museum of Sacred Art
siteadminsiteadmin January 17, 2019
Location  Betancuria   Betancuria
The Betancuria Museum of Sacred Art is located in an old house which served as a residence for ecclesiastical beneficiaries, the religious authority of the parish. An important collection of paintings, sculptures, priestly dresses and artifacts representative of the sacred art of the island can be seen here. Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays from 10.00 to 17.00.  
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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Sunday February 24th 2019 08:30 -13:30

Parque Holandes Flea and Second Hand Goods Market is held on Sunday mornings between 08.30 and 13:00 in the commercial centre,Parque Holandes,Fuerteventura.

Sunday February 24th 2019 09:00 -14:00

La Lajita Agricultural and Craft Market is held every Sunday of the year between 09:00 and 14:00 at Oasis Park (in the area with ​​free access),La Lajita,Fuerteventura.

Sunday February 24th 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Puerto del Rosario Second Hand Goods and Flea Market takes place every Sunday at Plaza de le Plaz,Puerto del Rosario,Fuerteventura between 0900 and 1400

Sunday February 24th 2019 09:00 - Saturday March 2nd 2019 23:00

The 2019 Puerto del Rosario Carnival takes place between February 16th and March 10th in Puerto del Rosario,Fuerteventura.

This years carnival theme is videogames (Los Videojuegos)

The public holiday in the municipality of Puerto del Rosario is on Tuesday, March 5th.

Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

Sunday February 24th 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.

Sunday February 24th 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.

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