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Casa Museo Rafael Nunez

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
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This is the house where Rafael Nunez lived and died, a most illustrious Cartagenero who sat as president of Colombia at four different ocassions. Inside this house, fundamental ideas were born that later would create one of Colombia's biggest...more
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Barrio El Cabrero | Carrera 2 # 16, Bolivar, Colombia, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Interesting for a little wander around Rafael Nunez' house. You can visit most of the upstairs rooms and the majority of the main signage has an English translation. I cruise tour as just finishing up as I arrived and there was live music and dancing,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C H
Reviewed August 16, 2018

this style of house is so nice and well kept, use to belong to one of the first presidents of colombia. very nice to learn.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jose v
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Amazing house, with genuine furniture that depicts the way of living in de 1800. An amazing garden!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

For anyone interested in architecture, history, culture, this historic house is worth a visit. And free. However, donations are sort of expected and appreciated. I was met at the entrance by a young Colombian man who spoke fluent English. He said he was doing an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

This historic home is just a short walk outside the old city wall. There were no English guides when we arrived, but we managed to made do with the pamphlet provided by the friendly security guard. There is no admission price for this historic home...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Joshiewoshie
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This was a wonderful place to visit, just outside of the walled city of Cartagena. It was free, and while their were no English-speaking tour guides, we enjoyed walking through the home and admiring the manner in which it was built - designed to keep...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

This Museum is really interesting, definitely worth seeing! Daniel the tour guide was so knowledgeable, he knows his stuff! He also took us around the city and provide us with more information about Cartagena's history! Thanks again Daniel :)

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lydia s
Reviewed January 11, 2018

For us, the best part was the lecture about Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Sitting in the shade, having a drink, and listening to the fascinating story of his books was a real treat.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lee T
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This museum was just amazing. You can literally see the desk where the constitution of Colombia was signed and the living quarters of Nunez and his wife. And the building itself is just amazing to see as it is in the Caribbean style - very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Amaury was our fantastic guide. His knowledge of Cartagena as well as the history of Rafael Nuñez is inspiring and impressive. He led us through the different rooms of the the house the four time president lived and died in. Told us about Rafael Nuñez'...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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