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Naval Museum of the Caribbean

San Juan de Dios Street, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6642440
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San Juan de Dios Street, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6642440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent displays. Wish there was more description in English or an audio guide as my Spanish is severely limited.

Thank Lagniappe-37
Reviewed 12 December 2017

very nice and interesting but everything is in Spanish, but they do have guides that are knowledgeable and speak english.

Thank chris w
Reviewed 25 November 2017

My husband and I visited the museum for about 30 minutes. The local guide inside the museum provided much interesting historical information. Worth seeing. (And it’s air-conditioned.)

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the naval museum but would have appreciated more English translation in the displays. Everyone enjoyed the interactive displays of the submarine and ships “command deck”. Coffee shop and bar right next door if you need fortification.

Thank Calgary85
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The museum is located inside an impressive colonial and republican style building and it exhibition models related to the naval military history of the city and Colombian naval forces.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Colonial house with 2 long galleries featuring some dioramas, pictures, maps of Cartagena mainly in the colonial/pirate era. All exhibits in Spanish (no English).

Thank JoseDW
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This museum was AWESOME!!!! Yes the exhibits are in Spanish but they really tried hard to give you exhibits that you could touch, see and experience. Even if you don't speak Spanish, which I don't, I truly enjoyed this museum albeit much more if I...More

Thank ricshi
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Take the tour of the naval museum if you wish to know more about the fascinating city and how it managed to keep the gold and silver treasures brought from the El Dorado region in Colombia and Peru out of the hands of the infamous...More

Thank wschutmaat
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited the naval museum on our last day in Cartagena with our three kids (10, 8 and 4 years old) as we were killing time before going to the airport. The museum was very informative – we learned a ton about the history of...More

Thank WeylandFamily
Reviewed 8 July 2017

While there is military navy exhibits, including the mockup of a submarine, there is a lot of history dating from the 1500s. Take your dictionary if you do not speak Spanish.

Thank Richard M
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