Christopher Columbus is an exhibit, found in the Museum of Natural History in New York, based on a real life Italian explorer.
Born in Genoa, Italy in 1451, he wanted to sail around the world as a young man. In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
When you walk into the museum go straight to the front desk, keep going straight and then stop, you will find a large tin figure, and you will see that it's Christopher Columbus.
Night at the Museum
In the film, Larry Daley encountered the bronze statue of Christopher Columbus, but could not remember his name or understand his language.
Christopher Columbus was among the exhibits that were fighting in the museum. He is among the exhibits that helps Larry to catch Cecil Fredericks, Gus, and Reginald. Christopher Columbus and The Neanderthals were the ones who apprehended Reginald.