Columbus' House, Genoa
on every Saturday, Sunday and Holiday days
from 10.00 to 18.00.
We accept reservations for hours and days
located out of the medieval walls, rises into the urban rinascimental interlacing Genoa, being an evidence of what remains of that village and period.
The identification of the house of our most renowned citizen (as it is told by the slab read more
on the house's front, which is furnished according to the usages of that period) has saved the stucture from an undiscriminated demolition.
got in emphyteusis from the monks of the S. Stephane's Monastery in Genoa
a House located into S. Stephane's Village, in
(which has remained, for Centuries, identical of how it was at Columbus's time
(...) “(...) the ground floor has a shop,
and on its left, watching at the House,
there's the entrance door, which is 85 centimetres in width.
(G. Ferro: "Columbus' places in the Old World",
book selled only at Columbus House)
Inside Columbus' House, life and customs of the great sailor. Documents translated into five languages, coming from the Record Office of Genoa, read more
conceive an inedited collection of curiosity, such as activities and correspondence of many kinds, which Colombo Columbus had during his life.
In the latest restoration, finished made thanks to Costa Crociere, Daimler Crysler, EDF and NIAF contribution in read more
June 2001, some archaeological excavations have been made and have put in evidence the existence of foundation in its structure preceding Middle Ages.