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We thought these were well presented replicas of the 3 ships used by Christopher Columbus & crew on their voyage to America. You can climb aboard so it gives you a good idea what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Dublin, Ireland
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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went there today and were greeted by a sign that says it is closed for renovations and they expect to reopen on December 15th 2016. Would probably look at visiting when open as the ships' replicas seem an interesting way to visualize the history of their famous voyage.

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Dublin, Ireland
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226 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We thought these were well presented replicas of the 3 ships used by Christopher Columbus & crew on their voyage to America. You can climb aboard so it gives you a good idea what it was like living onboard for months or even years on end on their intrepid voyages. There's plenty of information too with an accompanying video shown... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you love history and the story of Christopher Columbus or cristobal colón as he is known in Spain you will wonder in awe at this exhibit! My grandchildren would just live this here. Makes history classes a bit more exciting. Great that you can board the three shoos on display and see how they lived on board

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Bogota, Colombia
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105 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It is basic and simple but you have to see it! I gave 4 instead of 3 because it made me think about the moment in history when those men got inside those little things to face high seas!!! And when you have the opportunity to get inside and see how small is that space for 30 persons.... you think.... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Located in a purpose built, enclosed dock on the Rio Tinto "las Carabelas" is a visitor attraction providing a fascinating insight into the first and subsequent voyages to the Americas. Central to the whole experience are life size replicas of the Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta which you can also clamber all over, so great for the kids and those... More 

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Moron de la Frontera, Spain
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Not much parking in the area and the exhibit is quite small and a little kitsch! The 3 replica boats were ok to walk into and see or imagine what life on a ship could be like but the exhibits outside did not look too real but just theatrical props. I think it would be fun for families with children... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place with very informative panels telling the story of the journeys from Huelva to America. You will find nice places showing the presents they brought to the Indians, how they lived and additional information about the crew in the Carabelas. But undoubtedly the highlight is the 3 replicas of the original Carabelas that made the first trip... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It provides a good size idea of the boats traveling to America by Columbus. Nevertheless some more information inside the boats and in the huts would be nice

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic way to experience the types of ships used by Columbus and his crews. Brought the voyages they made feel more real and even more impressive.

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Luso, Aveiro, Portugal
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121 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

It is a delightful exposition made with the exact replicas of the boats that discovered America. The boats are operational and still floating. The Pear is the exact place where Columbus set sail for he’s first voyage to the Americas, so this is a very symbolic a mystic place. There is a Small restaurant where you can have a meal... More 

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