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Casa de Colon

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Address: C/ Colon, 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 34 928 312 373
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Description: 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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Interesting history with parrots!

A decent exhibition of island history, art and Christopher Columbus which takes about an hour to view. Situated in the old town of Las Palmas next to the imposing Cathedral this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A decent exhibition of island history, art and Christopher Columbus which takes about an hour to view. Situated in the old town of Las Palmas next to the imposing Cathedral this is a good place to start your tour of the capital. The building is supposedly where Columbus stayed whilst his ship was getting repaired and is roomy with incredible... More 

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Domzale, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Interesting small streets in centre. Clean and safe. Find a nice bar and sit down. Drink a coffee or beer. Worth of visiting.

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

For those who love history this is an interesting place to visit. But do it on a clody day otherwise I think it will be to hot. Lovley building.

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Akaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Maybe the best part of Las Palmas old town. It was really good condition and there was amazing engraved wooden roofs, nice paintings, beautiful courtyard, interesting crypt below floor level and all together, good example of typical canary house. Worth of visiting.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Nobody knows wheter Columbus spent here a minute. But it is a nice old building, it was built for the governor of the island. The exhibition is very interesting, showing the history of the island. There are also temporary exhibitions, we were lucky to have an excellent Goya exhibition. The house itself, the facade are very well kept, very nice.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very charming museum and a must visit. Take your time to come here and you certainly won't be disappointed. Lots to do in the neighborhood as well.

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Narvik, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The house itself is of a remarkable architecture of the island. Inside, the museum offers a selection of rooms with their own themes - including a huge interactive model of the island, and a room with various paintings. Loud (and not very friendly) parrots live in the center patio. The basement is filled with pre Columbia artefacts and displays a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

The colonial buildings in this area have been kept to an exceptional standard. We didn't go inside but the building itself was very impressive. As is the area around - definitely see the plaza nearby with the Santa Ana church entrance!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

It's not a large or world-class museum, but it has enough to keep a vistor's interest for an hour or two, and really gives one a sense of the early days of the Canaries, and explains their important in the discovery of the Americas by the Spanish empire. Watch out (in all senses) for the Macaws.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Saw the rubens exhibition and a frida kahlo show for the noche de lis museos, a great idea: more, please!

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Address: C/ Colon, 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 34 928 312 373
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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