Contact details

Calle San Juan, 4
28801  Alcalá de Henares, Madrid  (Madrid)
http://culturalcala.es/espacios/casa-de-la-entrevista/
Tel.:+34 918880175

Location

Madrid

Description

This was the church of the old monastery of San Juan de la Penitencia , founded by Cardinal Cisneros in 1504. Its name ('the house of the interview') derives from the fact that this was where the first audience took place between Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella 'la Católica', in the nearby archbishop's palace. It is now an exhibition hall belonging to the Town Hall.

  • Construction: Public building
  • Artistic period: Renaissance
  • Historic period: 15th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Sunday
    From 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Closing days: Monday

Prices

  • Admission free

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