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Address: Calle Jose Murphy 12, 38002 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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Museum of Fine Art

I was recommended this place as a good place to see local art. Unfortunately, the top floor was closed when I visited, and this was where the stuff I wanted to see was mostly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
stephen h
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recommended this place as a good place to see local art. Unfortunately, the top floor was closed when I visited, and this was where the stuff I wanted to see was mostly displayed. However, there was other interesting pieces to see, both on the ground and first floors. The first floor was a little disorganised, as it seems... More 

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Marshchapel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Undergoing refurbishment when we had were there which was a shame because it looks a nice place. Would like to go back and see it in its full glory.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

What a find. Close to the port and housed in romantic architectural building, this gallery was free. Mainly religious oils but also pictures explaining the history of Tenerife, botanical sketches and paintings of Dior inspired 1950s Miss Tenerife. Peaceful atmosphere, guides on each floor, no cafe or shop. There is a park opposite and atmospheric square with balconied cafes shaded... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The ambience is wonderful, even if much of the art wasn't to our taste. However, we had the place to ourselves and enjoyed that peaceful unhurried time to consider the paintings and sculpture. The best piece is the fabulous triptych at the top: intense colour and powerful depictions. Not only would the concierge not take a donation, but when we... More 

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California
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401 reviews
164 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The collection of this museum centers around religious themed art from Spain. Even if that is not your thing it is well worth a visit to see the interior of the building itself. In the plaza in front of the museum artists of various abilities sell their work.The museum is free for residents of the European Union and only 1.5... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

If you are looking for a good range of (mostly) Spanish art from the Renaissance period (most on loan from the Prado in Madrid), then this is worth a visit. If our experience is anything to go by it won't be too crowded! We also benefited from an interesting (free) tour from a volunteer guide - in Spanish only, though.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

A selection of Spanish art from religious subjects to more modern landscapes. Gives an overview of what was popular in Spain at certain periods. Very quiet inside and free admission.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place quite by accident,and glad that we did as it was a cool,calm respite away from the tiresome heat of the day-with culture to boot!And it was free which appealed to our Scottish sense of parsimony!We spent a pleasant half an hour plus wandering round the gallery looking at a rather eclectic mix of modern&old style art,as... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Given that entrance is free, nobody has a right to complain about this museum. Some pieces, some of which are on loan from the prado, are quite good, others not really, all the same worthwhile IMO.

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Paris, France
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

a very small museum, with some local painters. two great historical painting (the defence of Zaragozza and something about a battle against aztec soldiers) great historical 19th century painting

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