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PHOTO GALLERY: The Nina and Pinta replica ships sail in at Ditto Landing

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Take a journey back in time at Ditto Landing.  The arrival of the Nina and Pinta, replicas of two of the ships used in Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the new world in 1492. The ships sailed from Decatur to Ditto Landing in Huntsville today.

The ships open to the public Thursday, September 29th and will be docked there until Monday, October 10th.

Once the ships sail away from Huntsville, they will continue to Guntersville and remain there at the old marina from October 11-16.

The exhibit is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Adults are $8, seniors (60 and older) are $7, and children between the ages of 5-16 are $6. Age 4 and under are free.

Group rates are also available.  Teachers or organizations wishing to schedule a 30 minute guided tour with a crew member should call  (787) 672-2152 or,  click on ‘Take a Tour’  and fill out the online form.   Minimum of 15.  $5.00 per person.  No Maximum.  Email