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Museo de la Carabela Pinta

Muelle de baiona, 36300 Baiona, Spain
+34 986 38 59 21
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Best for age 8+

Interesting boat but not much else to see. Not suitable for very young children or the less agile... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
West Sussex
OK but not ideal for young children

Visited both the Casa de la Navigacion and the Pinta on a combined ticket. The museum lacked any... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
West Sussex
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Muelle de baiona, 36300 Baiona, Spain
+34 986 38 59 21

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Interesting boat but not much else to see. Not suitable for very young children or the less agile as there are ladders to see the higher deck.

Thank Moonflower3
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Visited both the Casa de la Navigacion and the Pinta on a combined ticket. The museum lacked any creativity or thought into the display and the majority of objects are either replicas or fragments in glass cases. The pinta itself is interesting as it gives...More

Thank Nightshade21
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It was like going back in history 500+ yrs where you got close & personal to one of the type of ships that Columbus used to sail into the unknown. You have to walk a fairly long plank to get to the boat. Great representation...More

Thank antoniobB3504GR
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Really gives some idea of what this was as an achievement. A tiny ship with plenty examples of the living conditions that would not be tolerable today.

Thank old-lambs
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Pinta is much smaller than you would imagine & must have been a nightmare to sail in. This replica costs a couple of euros to visit & requires an ability to climb ladders. There were some interesting panels of information on board. Worth a...More

1  Thank mazkNottingham
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I can't believe people were that crazy to cross the Atlantic in a ship like this! Wonderful teaching tool.

Thank LeonardoJose
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This looks like a tourist trap, and it is. But so what. This was a very neat thing to climb on and I wish I had young kids to go with me. It doesn't take very long to experience and it is a fun thing...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's promoted as an exact replica of the Pinta Caravel, that made the first trip to America, although that's not exactly the case - the replica's masts are metal, while the original was wood. Nevertheless, it's an interesting experience, and the ticket is not expensive...More

Thank ruipar
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Well worth a visit. For a small fee you can go see the replica of Pinta vessel used to cross the Atlantic at the time of Columbus. You really fell the vessel is small for such a journey. Respect for the Sailors that managed and...More

Thank lnschroder
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Good view excellent to take kids and the whole family. It has a couple games and some paragraphs to learn about its history

Thank sebastian g
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