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Museo Provincial La Periquera

Calle Freixes 190, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Excellent building with lots of history

this is an excellent place to visit in holguin that can give a good taste of the live and culture... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alexis_R0D
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Halifax, Canada
Nice old building with beautiful courtyard.

Stumbled into this while on Holguin center market tour. Museum is sparce with a few photos and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
_tperhacs
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Hagersville, Canada
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Calle Freixes 190, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is an excellent place to visit in holguin that can give a good taste of the live and culture of the old town of Holguin and some of the history

Thank Alexis_R0D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stumbled into this while on Holguin center market tour. Museum is sparce with a few photos and artifacts representing Fidel Castro and his history. Examples of farm tools household items and posters along with tunnels in the basement are highlighted. Courtyard is being restored and...More

Thank _tperhacs
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stumbled upon this museum while on a walkabout tour of Holguin. It felt like such a fortunate surprise! We really enjoyed the historic pieces and photos as well as the shrine to Fidel. The hosts were welcoming and gave us important information.

Thank Oldie49
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Interesting museum but needs more exhibits with English translation for English speakers to benefit more. Che's army belt and Fidel's office are novel, many reminders of the revolution as well as local historic artefacts, Allow an hour.

1  Thank imt58
Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you are interested in a tranquil milieu with local cultural, 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

Thank kaldort
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Some of the exhibits are looking a bit tired, but it's an interesting museum none the less. The house is stunning to look at.

Thank purpletoes2015
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This is somewhat of a tired museum insofar as the exhibits look as though they haven't been updated in a very long time. There are a few archaeological exhibits about the early Cuban Aborigines, some exhibits of early agricultural tools and a number of old...More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the live presentation of African dancing and singing. The dancers and singers were very talented. On party with any professional performance I've ever seen.

1  Thank ineedthis
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Impressive house with a history important for the city. Stuffed with old equipment we sometimes recognized from our past or stories of our (grand)parents from their past. Nice to hop in and have a look. Also very friendly personnel. Give my kind regards to Barbara...More

Thank keesvk
Reviewed 28 May 2014

not a lot of artifacts displayed, or gifts to purchase. The Museum does have a great back story and even a love/tragic tale to it. It's ALWAYS open, very centric and close to many places where you can buy Cuban trinkets.

Thank cubatista
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