Casa-Museo del Campesino

Address: San Bartolomé–Mozaga, Lanzarote, 35550, Spain
Telephone: 928 520 136

- Free


Fascinating museum offering an insight into rural life.

I often recommend this low-key site because it offers a tender insight into local island life. Lanzarote architect and artist, César Manrique, created the House-Museum of the Rural Farmworker in honour of the hardworking peasants who toiled the land. It is a replica of a traditional farm building and courtyard, complete with authentic kitchen and workshops. One of Manrique's distinctive sculptures – El Monumento Fecundidad al Campesino Lanzaroteño (The Fertility Monument to the Lanzarote Peasant) – stands 15 metres high at the side of the road like a giant white cubist totempole.

Value for money

Expert tips

Have lunch at the lovely tapas bar.

Recommended for

  • Backpackers / Students
  • Culture vultures
  • First-time travellers
  • Mature travellers
  • Education
  • History
  • Design and architecture