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Address: Calle Colon 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: +34 928 31 23 73
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Christopher Columbus' house is now a history museum, displaying several of...

Christopher Columbus' house is now a history museum, displaying several of his belongings, including his drawings, journals and a portrait.

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Christopher Columbus Museum

Exhibits on Columbus' voyages and the foundation of Las Palmas. A lovely house built round elegant courtyards; an enjoyable place to visit and look around.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Exhibits on Columbus' voyages and the foundation of Las Palmas. A lovely house built round elegant courtyards; an enjoyable place to visit and look around.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Casa De Colon is located in the old town - vegueta. To Enter the museum you need to buy the tickets 4€ each. When it comes to the museum itself, its ok, however quite small and really been to better ones. Also it has not been proven that colon was even staying in this house 😊. If you're a museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had 10 minutes to visit it because we had a boat to catch, but the visit was well-worth. In particular, there is a beautiful 3D model of Gran Canaria island in one of the rooms.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me, this is a must in Las Palmas. I was here several times as a kid and now I got to bring my own kids here. Fascinating.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're in the area and have time, definitely go. It's interesting but not many authentic items from Columbus, they all say "duplicate" but the house he apparently visited. Also some parrots walking around which was fun.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful house were eventually Colombo lived at the time of the trips to America. It says nothing about all the trips he did when serving the Portuguese king. Just shows the different trips to Caribbean Sea. And some history of Canary Islands. In XXI century it should have interactive displays for motivating the young people. Too much... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a museum that more or less shows you maps of Columbus' travels and there are also some exhibits about Gran Canaria, but you will definitely not miss much if you skip it. The ticket is 4 euros.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Educational and entertaining. The building highlighted the voyages of Columbus. Also included south american archaeology.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming multi story house in the 'Old Town' near the Cathedral. The museum concentrates on the voyages of Christopher Columbus ( He stopped off en route in Canaries every time). Quaint courtyard garden complete with parrots. A pleasant diversion for an hour or so with a little education thrown in. Overall a good experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating details of Columbus and his life in a lovely building plus details of the history and geography of Gran Canaria.

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