Columbus House – Museum of Porto Santo

The Columbus House-Museum of Porto Santo is installed on an articulated set of buildings, now standardized by the works of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. According to oral tradition, long widespread, lived here Columbus, during his dwell in Porto Santo, after his marriage with Filipa de Moniz, daughter of the first Donatory Captain of Porto Santo, Bartolomeu Perestrelo. A north wall of the main building is from the early sixteenth century, a survivor of various works, where there can be seen two windows of gothic profile. The museum opened in…

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