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Museo y Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada

Calle Audiencia 2, 35460 Galdar, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 89 54 89
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Very interesting visit

We arrived and were lucky that a guided tour was starting. When you first see the site under a... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
MiaGlobetrotter
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Paris, France
Huge area in the centre of Galdar which is still being explored

I have to admit the cave paintings are pretty underwhelming but the excavated site and history are... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Lizzie071
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“painted cave” (12 reviews)
“pre hispanic” (6 reviews)
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Calle Audiencia 2, 35460 Galdar, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We arrived and were lucky that a guided tour was starting. When you first see the site under a large tent in the centre of Galdar, it is rather surprising, and it is actually much bigger than it seems from the outside. This museum is...More

Thank MiaGlobetrotter
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I have to admit the cave paintings are pretty underwhelming but the excavated site and history are impressive. The guide spoke perfect English and made the tour very interesting.

Thank Lizzie071
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is well done. We had a guided tour which is offered in several languages. It is free with the entry fee and offered in several languages. You probably can also discover the area on your own because there are several videos that explain...More

Thank Ronja_AufReisen
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a unique archaeological site right in the middle of town and is still being investigated by archaeologists today. Access is via guided tour in a variety of languages (90 minutes), or you can go without a guide. Our English language tour started with...More

Thank babsdela
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The museum is easy to find, well organised with either guided or self guided tours. We took an English spoken tour. The guide was knowledgeable and succinct in her presentation. The 3D film is a very interesting insight into the history of the indigenous people...More

Thank Inpursuitofexcellenc
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was the only lesson in history of the Canary islands. Glad we took it. The museum tells the story of island inhabitants and and settlement development. It was great to learn about life in caves and see the modern cave life as well. A...More

Thank Toma U
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This museum is 6 Euros per person (cheaper for concessions) and includes many short films, in a variety of languages, plus a guided tour (if you turn up at the right time). The films (and tour) explain the human history of the Gran Canaria and...More

Thank LizzieBrrr
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We arrived just after the wind had reached 100 kph and the rain poured down - HOWEVER this place was really worth the effort. OK there is a small entrance fee - only 3 euros for concessions though - and worth every cent. we pre-booked...More

1  Thank Allan J
Reviewed 28 November 2016

To see some artwork by the Canarii, the indigenous peoples of Gran Canaria, is a real privilege, as it is to see their cruciform houses in this wonderful museum. Obviously, history is always that of the victors, in this case the pious Castilian Catholics, whose...More

2  Thank Idler
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This was certainly among the highlights of my trip to Gran Canaria. We were joined by other groups later, though I very nearly had the good fortune to have a solo tour today around the cave and dig. Unfortunately I cannot remember the name of...More

Thank Sam G
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greenmot
Hola, se puede ir a la cueva con un carrito de bebe?
14 June 2015|
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Response from Ramon G | Reviewed this property |
Si, está totalmente adaptada y hay ascensores para salvar todos los desniveles.
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anne marie m
bonsoir j'ai lu qu'il fallait acheter les tickets à l'avance, qu'en est-il? je viens de regarder le site mais impossible de "comprar" les tickets merci
19 December 2014|
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Response from IÑAKI S | Property representative |
Bonjour. Pas besoin d'acheter les billets à l'avance. Vous pouvez acheter l'entrée dans le musée lui-même Merci.
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