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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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  • Poor1%
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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

Interesting, informative museum based on the exploration journeys of Christopher Columbus, housed in a former governor's house, visited by Columbus.

Thank DjDubstar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice if you want to learn more about the voyages of Columbus. You can see models of his ships. The building is very beautiful as well.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit if you like to find out things about history. The museum is not very big but interesting enough to worthy!!!!

Thank Luminita R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is a stopping point for Christopher Columbus on one of his 3 journeys to the West Indies and America. Inside has lots of information about his journeys, Including why he chose to stop in the canaries. Great way to spend a hour or...More

Thank PhillWall72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place! Each room had an information sheet in English so we knew what was going on. Some parts also have English written underneath them. This gave a good insight to the voyages of Christopher Columbus and what was going on in the...More

Thank Juliewall60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Gran Canaria knowing little about the history. Casa de Colon answered every question. Amazing replicas of important art work and thorough information about the colonial period here. There is also an exhibit on the Americas before Columbus. Very interesting. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Roslyn28wantagh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's nice to see a place full of history! Also the neighborhood is very relaxing, nice buildings, specific architecture! Highly recommend! Ohh, and the two Macaw parrots are really something!

Thank Rada T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum introduces exploration and discovery in 15thC focussed on Columbus for obvious reasons (he is thought to have stayed here) and the strategic role of the Canary Islands. Also pre-Columbus American artefacts & interpretation in crypt worth seeing. Great value

Thank OriginalBristolGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Las Palmas a visit to this museum is a MUST. Good informative displays, wonderful architecture.

Thank andrasnem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Polite personnel who asked if we were Spaniards (we was talking Spanish). Wonderful historic place. My teenager had one or two things to see/learn here... +++++

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1 April 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
16 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
6 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