Chinijo Museum

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Chinijo Museum in Caleta de Sebo

One of the secrets that Caleta de Sebo keeps, and which surprises you when walking through its quiet sandy streets, is its small museum, just behind the church; the Museo Chinijo, a term that means small in the islands of Lanzarote and La Graciosa.

The sea and land come together in this curious and charming place making us gather to get a little closer to understanding the life and history of the island and what makes it so different and magical.

The marine wildlife that lives on its shores, due to it being a passageway and habitat of large marine mammals are not forgotten, and in one of the rooms you will find a skeleton of a huge Cetacean whale introducing to the amazing world of Cetaceans.

Culture, History and nature of the Chinijo Archipelago

Caleta de Sebo Museum

Lastly the plant aloe vera so important to the Canary Islands, takes prominence in this small museum, where we get to know its history and properties. The Canary Islands thanks to their privileged climate and characteristic soil, make unique conditions for its cultivation, and make the archipelago one of the main European areas where it is produced.

The museum also has a small shops specializing in all kinds of Aloe Vera products, whose properties for skin, hair or health are recognized globally. The museum is free, and its timetable is Monday to Saturday from ten in the morning to five o’clock in the afternoon. You can find more information on their website.

Chinijo Museum Map and Location

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