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The Columbus House

  • Façade of Columbus' House © Turespaña

    Façade of Columbus' House © Turespaña

  

Category

Historic

Owner

Local government(Council)
Calle Colón, 1
35001 Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las
Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
Gran Canaria

Telephone+34 928312373 - +34 928312384

Fax+34 928331156

E-mailcasacolon@grancanaria.com

Websitehttp://www.casadecolon.com

The Americas and the Canary Islands

This centre is housed in the former Governor's House, a building that dates back more than five centuries.

The Columbus House was established to study, research and disseminate the history of the Canary Islands and their relationship with the Americas. The museum is divided into five thematic areas. The first contains various information panels showing the settlement of the New World, and the cultures and peoples of Pre-Columbian America. The section entitled "Columbus and his Voyages" recreates the explorer's expeditions, while an exhibit in another room examines Columbus’ time in the Canary Islands. The Columbus House also has a collection of paintings from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Public holidays

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closed: 1 and 6 January; 24, 25 and 31 December.

Rates

 

General: €4

Reduced: €2

Children: Free admission

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Programme of cultural activities
Specialist publications
Guided tours

Accessibility
Ramps

  

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