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Casa de Colon

Address: C/ Colon, 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 34 928 312 373
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Christopher Columbus' house is now a history museum, displaying...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: Christopher Columbus' house is now a history museum, displaying several of his belongings, including his drawings, journals and a portrait.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

All modern museums in Spain are designed with idea kids to be able to get information themselves. All data is given in clear and colourful way, with pictures, maps, interactive maps et.c. Good place to be! By the way, parrots are meeting you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

What a wonderful little museum! I love history and it was just neat learning about how Gran Canaria played a role in Columbus' voyages. There was also an exhibit of El Greco we saw while we were there. This is a gem and worth a visit. I could easily have spent about 2 hours here, reading everything. Highly recommend.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Maybe I wasn't in a museum mood that day, but I didn't enjoy this very much. Maybe because the information in english wasn't very extensive, maybe because the format of the documentation was much the same over the museum. I also didn't like the fact that the exhibit didn't elaborate more about the dark sides of Spain and Portgual conquering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Cristobal Colón stayed here and you will se portraits and shop models and plenty of very interesting maps. This museum tells the story of the courageous travels and gradual mapping of the new continents. The house itself is stunning, such a nice place. The museum does not deal much with the Admiral's personal fate or other aspects of the conquest... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If you are in Las Palmas you MUST go to this wonderfull house and museum. There are so many things to see, and sitting in the yard when you want to rest and absorb what you see, is fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great location, much more than a museum, awesome house, worth a visit! It is located at Vegueta, parking is nearby.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A must do not miss event. Thursday night is tapas and cana night in the old town. all the bars serve tapas and cana ( small drink) for 2 euros. Bands play in the streets, the atmosphere is like new year's eve for all ages. Wonderful atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The museum and the whole historical centre architecture is really beautiful. The exhibition is about the story of Columbus and it is described with old maps. In the courtyard they are two big parrots

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The story of Columbus is well described with old maps and a replica of the captains cabin. We missed some material about the experience they had during the stops on the different islands.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

It was just ordinary. The position by the lighthouse is good and the bar is set on its own but nothing special. Friendly staff but it felt like it had missed a trick. Watty

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