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Kura Hulanda Museum

Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 434 7765
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You cannot visit Curacao without stopping here!

We did not take the guided tour so we were able to wonder around as we pleased and read and take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
do not recommend paying the $10

While their topic is extremely important, the presentation is quite lacking. We did not opt for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade in the region.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 434 7765
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not take the guided tour so we were able to wonder around as we pleased and read and take photos etc. It was so informative and interesting. Love this museum. A lot to see!! It's $10US and well worth it.

Thank OriginalMissTee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While their topic is extremely important, the presentation is quite lacking. We did not opt for the guided tour, perhaps that might have improved our visit.

Thank HKfr0mNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first, Middle Passage, museum which discussed how Mesopotamia contributed to the enslavement of Africans during this time period. If you want to really understand the history of Curacao, the language and it's people, visit this museum. It is a well thought out...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very moving, well thought out. They take you thru slave from Africa to the USA. The sculpture was so perfect. Reasona

Thank mariNewYorkCity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little musem is packed with history of slavery. They start at the beginning when the word slave did not excist as they were free. Then it moved on from there. The artifacts and art work were fasinating. They did a mock up of a...More

Thank pattidube
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Impressive to see how this area has been rebuild and resurrected. Even though it is a hotel these days, worth walking around and taking a look at.

1  Thank Christina B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended although not of the same level as government financed museums. Still, the many objects and information give a good idea of what the slave trade was and the impact on societies till today.

Thank DutchCarioca
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Whenever you had some History classes in school, this is no real new information. The route they set-up for customers is not from the ancient time till recent times, so quite confusing some times. Moreover, I mostly got the impression before visiting that the museum...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I liked this Museum, although it is not about Curacao as much as the whole African experience. There is a confinement cage that shocked me. Slavery exhibits as well as African cultural artifacts. We stayed 2 hours, but there was still more to discover. Replica...More

Thank Larry Z
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Small museum, partly focused on artifacts, partly focused on slavery. The wing that holds the history of slavery on Curacao is an interesting and at the same time implicitly terrifying part of history, that is a must-see. For history geeks, there's nothing new and much...More

1  Thank Natascha F
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Response from Dspaul | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately half a mile. You just from the cruiseship through the riffort,along the "pontjes bridge" After the "brion" square you see the blue "Otabanda: hotel. Go into the "Breedestraat": the Kura Holanda Museum... More