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Punda Museum - CLOSED

Hanchi Snoa 1-5, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 2992
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Interesting story in pictures

Are images of the homes that were transformed into the shopping area and one of the major visual... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
dino801
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El Salvador
Worth the time and small fee!

Although it was small, the museum had decades of history wrapped up into 4 walls. The miniature... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2015
VLL211
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Morristown, New Jersey
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The Punda Mueum is a photo museum that offers a historic view of the changes that have taken place during the last 100 years in Punda, Curacao's downtown. The exhibit includes 400 photos of Punda. Several of them are the oldest ever made on Curacao. There is also a scale model of Punda in the sixties. Guided tours in English are available daily.
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9 Jul 2015
“Interesting story in pictures”
18 May 2015
“Worth the time and small fee!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Hanchi Snoa 1-5, Willemstad, Curacao
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+599 9 465 2992
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Are images of the homes that were transformed into the shopping area and one of the major visual attractions. I would have liked it to be the largest collection and a little more history and experiences

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Reviewed 18 May 2015

Although it was small, the museum had decades of history wrapped up into 4 walls. The miniature town was incredibly accurate down to all the little details.

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Reviewed 9 May 2015

Punda Museum is non-pretentious and on the surface, may not look worthy of a stop. However------having been to Punda about five times before, the narrated interactive tour of this one-room museum completely changed my perspective of the island and area. Jorge, the curator, was available...More

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Jorge C, General Manager at Punda Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2015

Thank you for this great review! The Punda Museum will be listed in all tourist brochures by the start of the next tourist season. With the help of reviews like yours, we hope to become one of the many 'must see' attractions on Curaçao.

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

This museum is unique with the miniature imitation buildings, (maquettes) old historic pictures and visual media and the extremely accurate information about downtown Curaçao. One can see and feel the couleur locale, the heritage and contributions of several stores still or no longer existing in...More

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2  Thank Edisonia K
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

We visited this museum about two weeks after it opened. Definitely pay for the guided tour, otherwise, you will be just looking at photos with no context. Our tour guide was from the island and she gave us so much history. You really learned a...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2014

You cannot say you have visited Punda if you have not visited the Punda Museum which recently opened its doors in Willemstad. If you want to know more about the history behind the wonderful and colorful buildings in the town center, which are all on...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

The Punda Museum opened its doors on the 1st of december and is a lovely museum. the museum shows the history of 100 years of Punda in more than 400 pictures and with a beautiful handmade scale model. Very friendly and knowledgeable personel. I was...More

1  Thank Alina C
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