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Natural History Museum (Museo de Historia Natural)

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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
Architecture a must to see

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

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Niagara Falls, Canada
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12 Jul 2018
“Don't miss the museums!”
22 Feb 2018
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Cayo Maceo 129, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

it's important to see Cuba through the eyes of the Cuban's and so everything is important when visiting Cuba - if you don't know it well. As an American we've never been offered any truths about Cuba, the island or the culture (s).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kate P
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Currently closed and under construction although most guides say that it is open so get up to date information.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank carverscottage13
Reviewed 10 October 2017

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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank PATandALBERT
Reviewed 17 September 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: February 2016
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: March 2016
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank junierkl
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