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Museo Provincial La Periquera

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Informative city museum

Centrally located in Holguin centre, the museum includes a varied collection of artefacts from the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
William R
Stafford, Great Britain
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 26 April 2017
Halifax, Canada
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Calle Freixes 190, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed walking through this bit of Holguin history. Small fee to enter and extra charge if you want to take photos. A very nice employee approached us about halfway through and she gave a walking tour, we did give her a tip for her wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Centrally located in Holguin centre, the museum includes a varied collection of artefacts from the history of the city and surrounding area. All information is in Spanish, but do not let that deter a visitor. An extensive display in the foyer featured former Cuban leader...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William R
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Luckily we had a guide with loads of interesting knowledge to enhance our visit to this museum that is a living historical building in its own right. Would visit again

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Go with a driver who will be your tour guide, ours was so knowlegeable about his country which made the day so interesting

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Margyboy
Reviewed 26 April 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: February 2016
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.

Date of experience: January 2016
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