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San Carlos Institute

516 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6553
+1 305-294-3887
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History, Art and Music of Cuba !

The San Carlos Institute is without a doubt one of the finest Architectural Museums in Key West... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Gary E
Awesome cultural experience.

Seems like Cubans figure everything out ahead of the curve. Beautiful building. The gentleman who... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Robert V
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Dedicated to help preserve the language, cultural values and democratic ideals of the Cuban people.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
17 Nov 2017
“History, Art and Music of Cuba !”
14 Apr 2017
“Awesome cultural experience. ”
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516 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6553
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The San Carlos Institute is without a doubt one of the finest Architectural Museums in Key West with the rich Cuban History fill the walls of this Magnificent Structure it is a MUST SEE, for visitors.... From it's Beginnings with Cuban Educator and Revolutionary Jose'...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Seems like Cubans figure everything out ahead of the curve. Beautiful building. The gentleman who was sitting there took a lot of time telling us about the building and the history of Cuba.

1  Thank Robert V
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A must see for first generation Cubans!!! My girlfriend is Cuban and thoroughly enjoyed this along with her family. It is only open I believe once a week so you will have to try and catch the doors open. I believe your best bet is...More

1  Thank Ty S
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Stop in to the San Carlos Institute and learn more about Cuban history and how it is tied to the Key West area. While you are there make a donation as it is run by voluntters.

1  Thank buffalojim67
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place packed with history! Well worth going in and I learned so much more than I thought I knew. A/C is cold and even better if it's raining out! Very interesting!

2  Thank PensacolaBeach
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Our hop on, hop off tour guide pointed this site out to us when we were cruising down Duval Street. He complained that it hadn't been open and he didn't know why and that, "There's alot of cool stuff in their!". On one of our...More

Thank ART139
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This house is a slice of history right before your eyes. When you enter you notice the grand hall and the 12 foot doors that are original to the property. I will venture to say the whole property is original. It is full of Cuban...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The San Carlos Institute is an incredible venue - concerts and Cuban history. I had just come from a week tour of Cuba and was thrilled to gain some additional knowledge on the self-guided tour.

3  Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

The historic building houses several exhibits on Cuban history. There are two floors to tour. You will be greeted by a friendly historian who provides interesting facts before you continue on a self-guided tour.

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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We passed this place while strolling down Duval Street and chanced to enter. We were treated to a very interesting and informative discussion on the history of Cuba, and Cubans in Key West. There was no entrance fee to this lovely old school that is...More

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