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Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion)

Calle Refugio 1 | entre Monserrate y Zulueta, Havana 10600, Cuba
+53 7 624091
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I am not eaxtly a "museum person" but I decided to go the this museum beacuse the history of the... read more

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Emanuela C
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Very interesting experience

I heard and read mixed reviews about the Museo, but I'm glad I went. It was a bit outdated and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The museum presents the story of the 1959 Cuban Revolution and includes vivid exhibits like blood-stained and bullet-riddled uniforms.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle Refugio 1 | entre Monserrate y Zulueta, Havana 10600, Cuba
+53 7 624091
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not eaxtly a "museum person" but I decided to go the this museum beacuse the history of the revolution IS Cuba but it was not as interesting as I expected. The entrance is 8 cuc, you have to leave the bags in the...More

Thank Emanuela C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I heard and read mixed reviews about the Museo, but I'm glad I went. It was a bit outdated and cluttered, but it was very interesting to get the perspective of the government of what happened around the revolution time. Lots of anti American propaganda....More

Thank natnoodle11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum on our 2nd day in Cuba. We were not planning on visiting any museums, but noted that our knowledge of the Cuban history was lacking and needed an upgrade. This museum was great for that! Mostly it consists mostly of rooms...More

Thank Ivy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Disappointing that our guide did not tell us that our backpacks and larger purses were not allowed in this museum which is a former Presidential palace. Too bad we had to miss it as there was no way we were leaving our bags with the...More

Thank GZky
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum should have been updated by now... Still, it's pretty interesting to find out about the story of the revolution, the official side, that is. But even if it's "the official" side of things, it's a good start if Cuban history is new to...More

Thank Gracie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant come to Havana and not visit here. So iconic being el comandantes seat of power..was amazing to see where it all happened..Yes they have silly little rules here but it is Cuba and you have to expect this.

Thank john m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Building (that would have been beautiful) undergoing repairs, and displays did not live up to expectations as per guide books. Photos used were appalling, enlarged so that they were barely discernible. The story of the revolution does not explain well enough the history or circumstances...More

1  Thank Rebecca_travelsaway
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good Museum to get an overview of the more recent history of Cuba, including some exhibits of things regarding Che or other famous people. Within the Museum there is also a small sales area of the usual souvenirs. Outside there is an...More

Thank lulu10007
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like heat, mustiness and old dusty uninformative but self-serving displays, this is your place. Most historical societies in boring places would have better museography and more interesting exhibits. After all these years they have, finally, decided to give it a face-lift, but much...More

Thank Andrei G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon entry you pay 8cuc then be prepared to join a separate queue to leave your bag while you do the tour.beatiful building providing the history to the revolution most items in dual language of English and Spanish , opposite court yard is the military...More

Thank JazzK32
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18 July 2017|
Response from NamcheNomad | Reviewed this property |
I think it is open, but you can confirm by actually calling them - +53 7 8601524. They are super friendly and will find an english speaker for you (and you can use Google translate) . Good luck ! It's a wonderful place.
Grace M
8 July 2017|
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Response from plannersteve | Reviewed this property |
I think your question has been answered.
Grace M
8 July 2017|
Response from joe4lisa | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe 9:30-4pm