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Muelle de las Carabelas

Open today: 09:30 - 20:00
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Historical Place with Something for Everyone

Stopped here on a Trafalgar tour. We didn't go through whole museum but it was a great stop along... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Manasquan, New Jersey
Las carabelas

Good places for kids that love the pirates stories, and very affordable. €7 for a family of 4. No... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
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“worth a visit”(6 reviews)
“replica ships”(5 reviews)
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Paraje de La Rabida, 21810 Palos de la Frontera, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well curated exhibits that allow children as well as adults to assimilate a wealth of knowledge in the exposicion. The actual size replicas are amazing and fun to go aboard; wear sturdy shoes. The ships don’t allow visitors if it’s raining as the decks and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to see the 3 replica ships. I am not really into history but was fascinated to read all about the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria, where they travelled too and see all the artifacts, displays etc. which really brought things to life. So glad...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This attraction contains life-size reproductions of the Santa Maria, La Pinta and La Niña, the three ships that Columbus used to make his momentous journey to discover the Americas in 1492. The reproductions were built around 1990-1992 to celebrate 500 years since this discovery was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
9  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Stopped here on a Trafalgar tour. We didn't go through whole museum but it was a great stop along our route. Replicas of the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria are great for adults and kids. There is also a little shop for coffee and drinks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank lcnj336
Reviewed 13 July 2018

It was great for my 4 and 6 year old. The steps/ladders on the ships were a little challenging for them but still okay. The 3 ships are very fun for them to explore the deck, bellow deck and climb up top. The museum was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ptone21
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Replica of the 3 ships that Columbus used during the voyage to America in 1492. Puerto Rico was "discovered" in September 9, 1493 in the second voyage. La Rabida is a Monastery where Columbus spent time with the monks and planning the voyage with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Good places for kids that love the pirates stories, and very affordable. €7 for a family of 4. No easy to get on public transport unfortunately. Drive necessary.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Traveler710870
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The site had actual size replicas of the 3 “ships”, along with fact filled grounds & museum. Had a film on making & sailing the ships in modern times. We have heard / studied the history of the pre-voyage prep. & the voyage our entire...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ploderhose
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Great value especially for pensioners who get a good discount. Lots of information in the museum and a recreated village outside where kids can run free. The ships are great and accessible unless you have mobility problems. They are small and it is amazing that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank DMH99
Reviewed 19 May 2018

to see the replica ships used on Columbus first voyage to America is really interesting and surprising to see how small they were

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Juny61
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