The 5 Best Museums in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a popular destination for its beaches and good weather, but there’s also space on the island for art and culture. Throughout Lanzarote, there are museums and art galleries that connect us with the island’s talent, history and heritage.

These are some of the best museums in Lanzarote:

1. Cesar Manrique Foundation

Fundación César ManriqueCesar Manrique is the most prolific author in Lanzarote and has left his mark on many of the island’s most important places, like the Jameos del Agua and the Mirador del Rio. The Cesar Manrique Foundation connects you to his life and his work [read more]

2. Museum of Piracy

Piracy was a constant problem on the island in the 17th and 18th centuries, causing some genuine disasters. Fortresses were even built to try and stop pirates, like the Santa Barbara Castle (Castillo de Santa Barbara), which today holds this museum [read more].

3. Casa-Museo del Campesino

Monumento al CampesinoUntil just a few years ago, peasant farmers were the key element of Lanzarote’s economy. The Casa-Museo del Campesino was created to bring us closer to the past and pay homage to the island’s rural peasantry [read more].

4. LagOmar

LagOmar is one the island’s most unique constructions. It is located in a volcano and holds cultural events and exhibitions inside [read more].

5. Museo Atlántico

Museo AtlánticoThe Museo Atlántico is a very special museum, located under the sea in Lanzarote, making it the only underwater museum in the European Union. A unique experience to allow you to discover the island’s seabed as well as the amazing sculptures created by the artist Jason deCaires Taylor [read more]

If you want to find out more about Art and Culture in Lanzarote, you can do so here.