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Casa de Colon

Calle Colon 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 31 23 73
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Christopher Columbus' house is now a history museum, displaying several of his belongings, including his drawings, journals and a portrait.
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  • Average9%
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Calle Colon 1, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 31 23 73
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Reviewed yesterday

A very interesting exhibition about Columbus and his connection with Gran Canarias. The house is lovely and the exhibition is well explained. The ticket is very cheap so it's worth a shot.

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 days ago

While Columbus may have only stayed a night in this building - the importance of The Canary Islands is often over looked in history books. I gleamed several interesting facts - that I did not know prior to visiting this lovely museum. The staff were...More

Thank TravelNazi126
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting exposition, well explained and beautifully shown in a lovely building. Entrance fee is quite cheap so don't hesitate and drop in when you are around.

Thank JusiaG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting little museum that really makes the most of Columbus and his brief but important connection with the island.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Casa de Colon may not be the exact place where the famed explorer spent his last night before sailing for what he thought was the Orient. Having said this, the folks who run and maintain this gem in the heart of Vegueta, the old...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an extremely informative house where cristopher columbes stayed turned museum, it was a pleasure being in the same place a great sailor and explorer used to be, learnt a lot more than I thought I would, very interesting artifacts and literature to read would definetly...More

Thank wildsurfer2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good time visiting this place, it is quite educational, especially if you consider the 4 euros ticket you pay to visit all levels. I would say it is a must see when in Las Palmas.

Thank Corina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this museum. I used to visit often when I lived on the island. It is small enough to get round in an hour or so (or less if you wish) but large enough so it feels worth the small amount of money for...More

Thank Una_Gatita_Sola
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this musuem, apart from most items being copies or reproductions as the real items are in Madrid or other places. They should be here in this museum. €4 entry they close at 6pm not sure about weekends. Took around an hour. There are macaw...More

1  Thank MarinaMj
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Walking around the old district of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, this is one of the major tourist sights here. It is a historic house but now also a museum with exhibitions about Columbus and his exploration of America. I personally think the exhibitions are...More

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31 March 2017|
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Response from Tessa2011-9 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about any hotels in the old town of Las Palmas and I do not know about any hotels which allow dogs to stay. There are many nice hotels and apartments on las Canteras beach, which is either an hour walk to the... More
Renee E
15 December 2016|
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Response from 415katew | Reviewed this property |
When you come out of the cruise terminal, beyond security keep walking straight ahead (there is an entrance of the muelle shopping centre on the right) and when the road goes round to the right there is a taxi rank just... More
5 January 2015|
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Response from Sardegnabella | Reviewed this property |
Mainly it is dedicated to the settlers but Christopher Columbus is well represented