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Museo de Historia Municipal

Calle Simon Bolivar (just below the Plaza Mayor), Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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Very informational and well kept. Nice a cool.

This museum as the many others in Trinidad is very well maintained and offers valuable information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gaston1504
Impressive

Known as Museo Palacio Cantero, it's a History Museum, with objects relating to the founding and... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Gakeitse
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“take photos” (8 reviews)
“worth a visit” (9 reviews)
“entire city” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Simon Bolivar (just below the Plaza Mayor), Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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"take photos"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"entire city"
in 3 reviews
"large kitchen"
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"tiny steps"
in 2 reviews
"stately home"
in 2 reviews
"stair case"
in 2 reviews
"entry price"
in 3 reviews
"steep stairs"
in 3 reviews
"interesting museum"
in 3 reviews
"great insight"
in 2 reviews
"english speaking guide"
in 2 reviews
"visited this museum"
in 2 reviews
"sugar cane industry"
in 2 reviews
"slave trade"
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"on display"
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"colonial times"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum as the many others in Trinidad is very well maintained and offers valuable information on the history of this wonderful city. Definitely must see, as well as the museum of the architecture. We did not visit any other museums.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Known as Museo Palacio Cantero, it's a History Museum, with objects relating to the founding and development of the town. There's some lovely furniture, a lot about the sugar cane industry and the regions role in the fight for independence. Another fascinating place in this...More

Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

like in many museums in cuba every visitor get a guide who makes a very proffesional job and of course the tower is a kind of adventure

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The house is okay, there is not a great deal to see. There is information provided in both Spanish and English. However it is the view at the top of the tower you are paying for. You do have to climb a large number of...More

Thank DLTT2015
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Magnificent neoclassical building, meticulously saved from 500 yrs ago in colonial time. This whole village is a step back in time and a wonderment of Cuba’s fight for independence. The blue spiral staircase was a cool experience just be cognisant of where you step. The...More

Thank Trueluck168
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The museum was ok, a little boring and almost everything is in spanish. However, when you go up in the tower you get an amazing view of Trinidad!

Thank Silje G. N
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

My host recommended that if I had time for only one museum I would visit this one, and the visit was absolutely great! The building is gorgeous and every room has boards with very important information regarding the history of Trinidad. In every room there...More

Thank leffertslady
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Quite a surprise but a very positive one. Well preserved and interesting exhibitions. Was approached several times by staff (?) to buy embroideries. Staircase is up is steep and narrow but gives a nice view of Trinidad. If you listen carefully you can heard the...More

Thank lena202015
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I decided to visit this museum because it seemed the most interesting and with a lot to see. The museum confirmed this and it was a nice visit. At the end of the visit I go up to the tower where there is a spectacolar...More

Thank Rosario_it
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This museum recounts the history of the area, and is in the Palacio Cantero,bui;lt in the early 19th century. The items in the museum are well displayed and interesting, but it is also well worth climbing the tower for views and photos over the city...More

Thank Tenorman41
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