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Honey Museum and Visitors´ Centre

The Honey Museum, created by the Tenerife Cabildo (Island Government) in 1996, is situated on the La Finca La Baranda property (Sauzal), where the Wine Museum is also sited. This is an initiative taken to support, develop and conserve the island bee keeping industry, aimed at enhancing the quality of their honeys. Here they provide a range of services, such as extraction, analysis, bottling, recovery and rolling the wax, technical and sanitary advice and training.
After analysis and quality control, the Tenerife Cabildo´s Honey Museum guarantees the quality of the honey with its "Miel de Tenerife" label.

Tel. 922 562 711 - Fax 922 561 806
E-mail: casamiel@cabtfe.es
Web site: www.casadelamiel.org

Visitors´ Centre
Visitors´ Centre

The visitors´ centre is next to the Honey Museum and was opened in November 2003 to disseminate and promote the bee keeping sector and honeys of Tenerife. It covers an area of 130 square metres. The Visitors´ Centre, with entry free of charge, provides an insight into the activities of the Honey Museum, the "Miel de Tenerife" label, the honeycomb and bees, the life of the colony, a honey corner, cooking with honey, plants and flowers, the honey process, honey and wax craftsmen.

  • Opening times:
    Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Sundays and Bank Holidays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday closed.
  • The "Miel de Tenerife" label
    The "Miel de Tenerife" label

    This label, with a graphic representing bee keeping in the Mt. Teide National Park, is a guarantee that the honey has been produced on the island and properly treated and processed, and that it meets the stringent quality controls, analysis and tasting tests that are carried out by the laboratory and the Honey Museum´s tasting committee It also guarantees that the honey conserves the original characteristics and qualities that the flowers and bees of Tenerife gave it.

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