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... 更多
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... 更多
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.
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!
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,... 更多
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... 更多
Perhaps on a wet day without children demanding your time, this might be worth a visit. It has more historic credibility than actual interest factor. A little boring for some perhaps.