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Casa de Colon

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Christopher Columbus' house is now a history museum, displaying several of his belongings, including his drawings, journals and a portrait.
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Calle Colon 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 31 23 73
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All reviews christopher columbus santa maria old house interesting exhibits canary islands lovely building gran canaria navigation instruments worth a visit governor's house stayed here inner courtyard excellent museum on display small museum old town two floors
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well kept, in each room of this museum there are cards in several languages that give very good explanations ...two colorful macaws that entertain visitors.

Thank JLB1962
Reviewed 5 days ago

On the day we visited, entrance was free — I would go back and pay. You'll learn once and for all why Brazil is Portuguese while wandering around this glorious terracotta dream of a house. Enjoy the resident macaws, feast your eyes on the maps...More

Thank Beckunya
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbus House Museum was in fact a palace, and was the residence of the first governors of Gran Canaria. This very house/museum is where Columbus stayed in, while one of his ships was being repaired back in 1492 which is the reason the house...More

Thank DrTM8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here last year, but it is really nice so we did it again. It is “must see” in old town of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Thank KatjusaGabr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 1,5 hours in this small and beautiful museum. Entrance fee is € 4,- You will find a replica of Columbus (Colon) ship and a map which indicated the 4 trips Columbus made in the 15th century. In other rooms you will find old...More

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting exhibits in a lovely house. A distinctive and unusual museum. Look out for the zodiac ceiling! The subject matter is the role of the Canary Islands in the early years of travel from Europe to the Americas. Information is provided in multiple languages, including...More

Thank Vstj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibition provides charts and graphical description on the stages of Columbus trip, especially on importance of fresh supplies the Canaries provided to the sailors of the caravelles of its fleet, Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. The historical navigation instruments of those time could also...More

Thank Tibor N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa de Colon is in the original part of Las Palmas, around 500 years old. The museum had exhibits of old maps and globes, some before the discovery of the Americas, which made them interesting to compare with todays maps and globes. There were details...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Museum it's located in a very beautiful area of the city with nice buildings. You can spend an hour for your visit in that museum and learn a lot of information for Columbus and his trips to the new world. A complex of nice exhibition...More

Thank antoncarth
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A nice photogenic building located in a square and worth a visit if you close by, to view the architecture of the building. Check out the open times before you visit. General entry was 4 euro, reduced was 2 and under 18 was 0. Alternatively,...More

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26 March 2018|
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Response from R4021DPmichaelg | Reviewed this property |
Load the local moovit app and it will show you route for bus and walking. Tells you which stop to get on and the bus numbers and counts down the stops alerting you when to alight.
1 April 2017|
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Response from Tessa2011-9 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about any hotels in the old town of Las Palmas and I do not know about any hotels which allow dogs to stay. There are many nice hotels and apartments on las Canteras beach, which is either an hour walk to the... More
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Response from 415katew | Reviewed this property |
When you come out of the cruise terminal, beyond security keep walking straight ahead (there is an entrance of the muelle shopping centre on the right) and when the road goes round to the right there is a taxi rank just... More