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“Where was Columbus?”

A Casa Colombo - Museu de Porto Santo
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

Locally they are very proud of their link with Columbus even though he only lived there for three years. His brevity of stay is reflected in the content on offer in this museum which is further reflected in the entrance fee of €2.

It's more of a tick-the-box exercise than a must see.

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Reviewed 31 October 2013

For 2 Euros is a nice place to visit, lovely little house nice garden, Links to Columbus a bit sketchy but it has got some interesting artifacts.

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Reviewed 29 October 2013

Only 2 Euros to enter but appears to have very tenuous links with Columbus. He is supposed to have lived here after marrying the daughter of the Governor of Porto Santo. The historical time-lines are quite interesting as are some of the artefacts but it would have been more interesting to see the house laid out in the manner that it would have been, whilst he was living there. Situated just behind the main church.

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Reviewed 10 October 2013

A lovely little house with lots of well illustrated panels about the history of the island. It's not expensive to enter and you can sit in the little garden too. If you go to Porto Santoyou should leave half an hour at least for this little gem... whether or not christopher Colunmbus ever lived here!

Thank Jean W
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

Spent one hour here in a museum full of facts about colombo life.
Don't miss this one, near city center.

1  Thank miguel_9
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