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Natural History Museum (Museo de Historia Natural)

Cayo Maceo 129, Holguin, Cuba
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great history

the stories that you get from history museums like this is so cool and much different than any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Old Colonial Building now a museum

this is a great building that has a lot of history it was initially the Colonial Building in... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Halifax, Canada
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Cayo Maceo 129, Holguin, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the stories that you get from history museums like this is so cool and much different than any other version you have heard. i highly recommend going here and to the other history museums all over the city.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 26 April 2017

this is a great building that has a lot of history it was initially the Colonial Building in Holguin, currently a museum but you can still see the beauty and care that was put into the design and construction of this building that even after...More

Thank Alexis_R0D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

From the moment you climb the steps past the Lions guarding the history that lies within, you feel the atmosphere, of history held in time. Buil'd in old stone the rooms feel cool, and make viewing the visuals, and artifacts, from first settlers, visitors, to...More

3  Thank PaxyAndSoxy
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The old buildings in their unspoiled environment just ooze with history. Great opportunity to enjoy history.

2  Thank Marcie44
Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you are interested in a tranquil milieu with local culture, visit one of the many art galleries. Here you will find creativity, personal expression and political propaganda about freedom and the aspirations of a nation. And in the parks, don’t avoid the statues of...More

1  Thank kaldort
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is found in the the City of Holquin Square. It is only a minimal charge to view all the artifacts and displays pertaining to Cuba and even a stone from Canada.

Thank SparkieCanada
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This show a variety of Cuban and non- Cuban Natural history specimens. With limited Spanish and some French I was able to interpret much of the written information provided for the display. Some of the specimens are older but given this is a museum with...More

1  Thank Outandabt
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This place looks wonderful, there is a lot of different animals from cuban wild life, this site has a colonial architecture.

Thank junierkl
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I found this place difficult to understand because there is no support for visitors who don't speak Spanish! I would have loved to learn more about Cuba's natural history if they had a guide for me to read and follow along? I know it's a...More

Thank julia_chen55
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Not much to say really, You paid a basic rate to enter, if you wanted to take photos of anything, then you needed to pay more money, the items which are on view were nothing to write home about,

Thank GillianBrown
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