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New archaelogical museum in Betancuria
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The Cabildo finalizes the execution of the musealization project of the Archaeological Museum of Fuerteventura, in Betancuria

The new space has more than 2,000 square meters for the exhibition of the island's pre-Hispanic history

The Cabildo de Fuerteventura is about to complete the execution of the musealization project of the Archaeological Museum of Fuerteventura, in Betancuria. The acting president of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, Marcial Morales, and the acting mayor of Betancuria, Marcelino Sardinia, made a visit to the works that are being carried out in this new museum space that will be held on Tuesday, June 11. pieces, instruments and aboriginal remains of the prehispanic population.

The space has more than 2,000 for exhibition, as well as spaces for dissemination activities for schoolchildren and for research, among others. "It will be a living museum that will summarize the new investigations that are carried out in the Betancuria Convention and in the islet of Lobos, which are putting on the table knowledge that until recently they did not have about life in Fuerteventura before the Conquest "said Marcial Morales. "With this museum the Island will have two museum spaces to present the pre-Hispanic history of Fuerteventura and the centuries after the Conquest, in the museum that will be in the Casa de los Coroneles with a project from the Government of the Canary Islands."

For his part, Marcelino Sardinia said that the Insular Archaeological Museum "will be a great step forward for Betancuria for the municipality and for the people who visit us".

The building is distributed on three levels. The lower level, consists of an exhibition hall, the workshop and warehouse. The intermediate level consists of an exhibition hall and an assembly hall. The upper level consists of a temporary exhibition room, the cafeteria and the terrace

The ways of life of the old settlers of Fuerteventura, as well as the role that the woman had, the burial systems and the games are part of the Archaeological Museum exhibition that will bring visitors to the pre-Hispanic history of the Island.

Link to article in RTVAC:
https://www.rtvaguacabra.com/noticias/el...curia.html

Not sure when it /they actually open to the public, if anyone knows, or is going through Betancuria or visiting Casa de los Coroneles in La Oliva and can gather some info to add to this post it would be most helpful.
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It's taken years for them to build it.  They started on it in 2011.
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Is that the large cream coloured building up on the left as you drive through ?
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Yes, it's the one up the hill behind the former archaelogical museum.  It's opposite the unfinished Ayuntamiento building, and below the primary school.
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