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Address: Calle Colon 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 34 928 312 373
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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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Lovely museum.

4€ per adult, children under 18 free. Wonderful museum full of interesting pieces from Christopher Columbus and Gran Canaria. Taks about an hour to get around. My 8 year old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is beautifully conserved and is located in the historic district of Vegetal. The house is charming but does not worth the price that you are paying. It is not very interesting, all rooms are a little piece of a museum but nothing regarding Colon.

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4€ per adult, children under 18 free. Wonderful museum full of interesting pieces from Christopher Columbus and Gran Canaria. Taks about an hour to get around. My 8 year old found it very interesting indeed, as did we.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there as it was suggested on our guide and I must say I did enjoyed it! The staff provided us with a guide in our mother tongue and they were all very friendly, saying thank you when we were leaving. It costed us only €4 per person but the experience is far more than what you pay. I... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We found that the Casa de Colon was easily the best museum in Las Palmas. It was great to learn all about Christopher Colombus' travels as well as about the history of Gran Canaria. The exhibits are very interactive and it was great that they had gone to the effort to translate all the exhibits into multiple languages making it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The connection with Columbus is problematical, but the house contains much concerning his voyages. The rooms and patios are splendid. There is a small art gallery with a interesting collection.The shop is over-priced and easily missed.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Great place where you learn through interactive exhibitions about Columbus, his voyages and much, much more. Must see place even for those not ussualy interested in museums.

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Fascinating insight not just about Christopher Columbus but also the history of Gran Canaria as well. We visited on a Friday (24th June) and got in for free! Definitely to put on your list of places to visit in Las Palmas!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Wasn't going to bother as lots of towns in Spain seem to have a 'Casa de Colon', so-called because he stayed there overnight once, but as it was free entry I popped in. There's a mock-up of a section of his ship the Niña, which, being made of wood, seems to creak underfoot as if you were really at sea,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

It was a nice museum with historical knowledge basically about Colombo the first inhabitants of America and about the history of gran canaria.. Really enjoyed it

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Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We visited Casa de Colon a few days ago. Beauful old townhouse with a cool interior and some very interesting exhibits, ranging from replica models of the ships Columbus sailed in, and lifesize model of his cabin to South American pottery that was brought back. Many other exhibits and paintings to numerous to mention, enjoyed studying a really good topographical... More 

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