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Muelle de las Carabelas

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Address: Huelva, Spain
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Ship replicas very interesting.

Enjoyed our short trip to see the Columbas voyage ships. The location & layout is nice. Little disappointed that the museum had no English translation as I'm sure a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our short trip to see the Columbas voyage ships. The location & layout is nice. Little disappointed that the museum had no English translation as I'm sure a lot of American tourists would be very interested in the history.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We're from the USA and wanted to see the area where Columbus started his voyage. The ships were built in 1992 for the 500-year anniversary. There isn't a guided tour so you can go onboard, take photos, etc. One ship, the Pinta, was being repaired. I thought the "dummies" were too "Disneylandish" and didn't add to the exhibit. We liked... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The ship replicas are well made and fun to stroll around. The museum might be small but we liked it. Informative though unfortunately only Spanish description. The Sunday we visited the sight we had free entry. This might have been due to some public festival there

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I was unimpressed by this display. The three ships rest in a glorified puddle, with walking bridges allowing visitors to walk among them. On one side, there is a "port city" like the one that Columbus' crew would've left behind. On the other side is a childish and offensive caricature of what Columbus would've encountered in the Americas. The museum... More 

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Huelva, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went to the stars show in August and loved it. Really funny. Don´t go expecting an expensive show, which you won´t if you take into account how cheap it is. But let the children´s laughter and the magical atmosphere take you back to your own childhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had a blast here. Reconstructions of the boat Columbus sailed to the new world. You can clamber all over them, and visit reconstructions of the native villages where he landed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I read a review of a couple of years ago and it seems the situation has not changed. This is a place which has not been improved so much to be really interesting. There is a great difference between the entrance with the small museum and the auditorium and the area where the ships are. The entrance and the museum... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Recommended for the whole family. Interesting museum, and the replicas of the ships were excellent! Well presented displays, excellent facilities and good refreshment area. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

The Muelle or wharf is an interesting place to visit and we were able to go onto two of the three caravels moored there. I am amazed at how such tiny ships changed the course of world history. Surrounding the ships are replica Taino huts, not brilliantly done and a good imagination will enhance your experience.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We came here with our two children (2 years and 7 months) and had a great time. The reconstructions of the ships and the were brilliant and our eldest daughter loved exploring them. We don't speak any Spanish so the only improvement I could suggest is getting more of the information boards in English/other languages as it was really fascinating... More 

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Address: Huelva, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Huelva  >  Huelva
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

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