Nina & Pinta Replica Ships Visit Ditto Landing Sept. 25-Oct. 8

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - If you've ever wanted to climb aboard one of Christopher Columbus' ships, here's your chance.

The famous Nina and Pinta replica ships will dock at ditto landing in Huntsville this week.  These replica 15th century ships were built by hand and travel together as part of a sailing museum.

You can tour the ships starting Thursday, September 26 through Tuesday, October 8.  The exhibit is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Ticket prices are as follows:

-Adults - $8
-Seniors - $7
-Students ages 5-16 - $6
-Children under 4 - Free

Schools and organizations can also schedule a 30-minute guided tour with one of the crew members.

For more information on the traveling ships, visit