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Natural History Museum (Museo de Historia Natural)

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Last time I visited this place was back in 2007, but I remember every little detail. My favorite... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2014
Mrs D D
Saint Robert, Missouri
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So I grew up in Holguin and I will to share a little bit of background info on this Museum. Back in... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2014
Rafael C
Naples, Florida
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Cayo Maceo 129, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

Last time I visited this place was back in 2007, but I remember every little detail. My favorite museum in town, they practically have a bit of everything..I love the rocks and butterflies collections. In from of it there are some good restaurants ..small businesses,...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Mrs D D
Reviewed 15 August 2014

So I grew up in Holguin and I will to share a little bit of background info on this Museum. Back in the day (1930's-1950's) this building was known as "El Liceo". It was kinda of a members only social club in Holguin. I know...More

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 26 June 2014

There they were, the famous coloured snail shells. We met some locals in the Sierra Cristal trying to sell us this forbidden souvenir. But here we saw that what they presented there was fake. The real ones are far more delicate each with a unique...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank keesvk
Reviewed 5 April 2014

erm..loads of bottles of dead animals and a large collection of snails - Stuffed animals galore but little information to support the exhibits - the toilets were dreadful.

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

One large room with displays of the indigenous plants, animals, etc. Closes for an hour at noon. (entrance fee of 2 pesos and 5 more if you want to take a picture.)

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Ramona J
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