The doll museum Finca ArtLandya of Santa Barbara by Icod de los Vinos is more than a show place.
It's ideal surroundings are good for getting away from tourist hubs and could even help to meditate.
This contemporary art center for dolls is one of most innovative in the biggest of all Canary Islands. It's opened its doors on March 17, 2012. There, artistic Teddy bears also feature prominently in their own little village.
This attractive location invites for other artistic display too.
Discover all in a most picturesque rural setting of the greenest of pine-lands. Glimpse what lush surroundings expect you by the Tenerife Drago Milenario tree near the center for best examples of dolls.
Relax by the authentic colorful dwellings of Finca ArtLandya and its landscaped, terraced hills.
Gaze at subtropical banana and other fruit of this former Guanche Icode country which is now one of wine. Smell countless flowers and admire breath taking views of the deep blue Atlantic and its biggest volcano called Teide in the back of the river bed Barranco Caforiño...
Several Canary houses of a meticulously restored farmstead (finca) for art greet the visitor three km outside Icod de los Vinos. A most artistic and gay entrance portal is not to be missed.
Camino el Molero, 21 - Santa Barbara
38430 Icod de los Vinos - Isla Baja- Tenerife - Spain
Tel: 0034 + 922812615
Cellphone: 0034 + 661 32 63 79
Opening hours: 10a.m.-6.p.m.every day except
on the 2 Christmas and 2 New years holidays.
Children under 6 years free
children from 6 years onwards €4,50
Students with ID and student card €8,00
Group prices on request
Certainly, this unusual exhibition center adds to more conventional museums of Tenerife but it also gives a new meaning for investment by amazing fincas on Tenerife Island. Meantime, the rural dolls museum is not just for children. Incredibly human looking little doll faces are trumps of its treasures which mimic the very young, as can be studied by a relevant video which see below. Real hair in all kinds of fashion contribute to realistic doll characters . This is so different from the Barbie doll children toys. Artistic teddies round off the picture.
Indeed, the Tenerife doll art displays of Icod de Los Vinos are a must see for doll fans or doll collectors.
Get to know this farmstead of the art land ArtLandya of airy show rooms. It has most modern doll museum furniture and lightning which sets its stage.
Exhibit in this art village by contacting its owners by the details above...
What more to see near the archives for the safe keeping of dolls?
Indeed, go and see both the giant Dragonian plant and the dolls museum, while you pay a visit to Icod de los Vinos which also prides itself of the world's longest tubular volcanic cave called Cuevas del Viento which means wind caves.