Museums

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

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La Alcogida Ecomuseum
 
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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
 
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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.
Betancuria Archaeological Museum
 
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Location  Betancuria   Betancuria

Those interested in finding out about the pre-Hispanic past of Fuerteventura should not miss the Archaeological Museum of Betancuria, the ideal place in which to get to know the lifestyle of the old inhabitants of the Island. The Archaeological Museum is located in calle Roberto Roldán s/n. An old house representative of traditional architecture of the time, it serves to accommodate the various outbuildings of this museum space. The house was the property of the Martín...
Canarian Art Centre
 
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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...
Casa de Felipito Picnic Area
 
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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 - Tiscamanita
 
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Location  Tuineje   Tuineje

For centuries natives of Fuenteventura found “gofio” (toasted cereal flour) to be the best ally with which to palliate the harsh famines.  An entire culture was built up around this product, which is currently commemorated in the Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita, in the town of Tuineje.
Miguel de Unamuno House Museum
 
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Location  Puerto del Rosario   Puerto del Rosario

Miguel de Unamuno arrived in Fuerteventura in March of 1924, exiled by the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera. He remained for five months, which served him well enough to re-discover an island and to write some of the best sonnets ever written about this place.
Morro Velosa Viewpoint
 
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Location  Betancuria   Betancuria

The imprint of César Manrique also reached the island. A viewpoint established in Morro Velosa, in the heart of the Island, in Betancuria, commemorates the contribution to Fuerteventura of the artist from Lanzarote. The building enables Fuerteventurans and foreigners alike to observe the Rural Park of Betancuria, but also to appreciate some extraordinary views in which the aridity of the landscape with its ochre lands is scattered with small white dots. They are hundred year old hamlets...
Museum of Traditional Fishing
 
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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
 
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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.
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Morro Velosa Viewpoint
Category: Museums Location  Betancuria   Betancuria
  
The imprint of César Manrique also reached the island. A viewpoint established in Morro Velosa, in the heart...
 
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Salt Museum and Salinas del Carmen
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If you would like to witness the process of sea foam salt formation, a visit to the Salt Museum...
 
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La Alcogida Ecomuseum
Category: Museums Location  Tefia   Puerto del Rosario
  
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La Cilla Grain Museum
Category: Museums Location  La Oliva   La Oliva
  
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