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Nice exhibition well worth calling in to have a look at but we did go 3 times before we found it... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2016
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Informative and well thought out exhibition

This is a small museum in a lovely building. It has original artifacts, images and reconstructions... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2016
Bangor, United Kingdom
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Calle Torres Padilla 8 | (Plaza de la Iglesia de La Asunción), 38800 San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

After visiting the central church we noticed the sign to the local archaeological museum. For a small charge there were various rooms dedicated to the original inhabitants of La Gomera, their lifestyles, living conditions, diet, religion, medical complaints etc, Very well laid out and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

A good overview of the origins and lifestyle of the original inhabitants of La Gomera is presented in this delightful old house next to the main church in San Sebastián. Clearly the result of a dedicated team of archaeologists, it does this proud and beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

..... and free too. It’s not big - you can look round it in 45 minutes or less - but it’s full of lots of information in Spanish and in English about life on La Gomera over the past 2500 years, the islanders’ customs and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

This is a nice old building in a central position but other than information boards with pictures there is nothing much to see. the island is full of history so it would have been nice to have seen part of it in real life objects...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Janet S
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Although I'd been to the Canaries before, it was only when I came here that I began to find out anything about the background and history of the islands. It's brilliant - really thought provoking. OK, some of things I learned through talking with one...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

It is very nice and interesting to see the old history of this wonderful island. You get to know about the old population before the Spaniards arrived.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Nice exhibition well worth calling in to have a look at but we did go 3 times before we found it open so not sure what the rules on opening times are

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is a small museum in a lovely building. It has original artifacts, images and reconstructions explaining the history of settlement in La Gomera by the Berbers and then by the Spanish. A lot of the information is given on panels in English, although I...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank gr33nsp1der
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Quiet interesting place, for sure because La Gomera does not has much historical places. It's a very small Island. But sad, very sad no flyers or any other informatión provided by the townhall. The employees must take black-white copies from a leaflet witch probabely use...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is a very small museum with a small collection of artifacts and displays. It was interesting and added a piece to the puzzle if you have travelled around much of La Gomera. I wanted it to offer more and I believe they will over...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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