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Address: Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 434 7765
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Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade...

Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade in the region.

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A fascinating collection of artifacts and exhibits, not exactly uplifting but interesting and well worth the visit. Gives a really good look into the history of the region. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Burlington, Canada
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Burlington, Canada
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fascinating collection of artifacts and exhibits, not exactly uplifting but interesting and well worth the visit. Gives a really good look into the history of the region. The buildings and grounds are also unique and worthy of bringing your camera!

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The subject matter addressed at this museum is very interesting and diverse. It's definitely worth the $10 and is a good way to spend an hour or two. One thing that bothered me though is that many items in the museum seem to be suffering water or other damage without any repair. I'm sure some of these items are replicas,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to get up close with the slave trade then here is one place you must visit. Quite an educational visit.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can park in the hotel and wander through to the museum. The exhibits on slavery were particularly impressive - a heavy reminder of the past. We think ISIS cruel but this shows all cultures are capable of incredible cruelty. Would recommend taking your children or grandchildren here. Nice coffee/lunch bar just outside the museum.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has a great collection of african objects and statues and enable to understand very well the slave history. Just near the museum, the hotel is whole traditional restored village!

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting museum, but they need to fix the air conditioner in the US room, very hot, I couldn't finish the visit because of the weather!!

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This UNESCO Heritage site provides an in depth history of the slave trade in this country. It should certainly be on your list of places to visit while in Curacao.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This museum really has two parts to it. There is an excellent series of rooms looking at the slave trade to the Caribbean and beyond. It contains lots of letters and artifacts and really gives you a feel for a part of human history that is not often explored and for which Curacao was definitely a part. There is a... More 

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Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I learned so much about the history of slavery during our visit here. I was really impressed with some of the displays and saddened after our visit but I feel these are things we all need to learn about.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was an amazing museum that challenges and pulls every emotion. The history of slavery and man's inhumanity to man from the early (BC) years into current years.

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