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Museo Casa de la Memoria

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Powerful place

This somewhat small museum provides information about the history of violence in Medellin. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brookline, Massachusetts

It is very well presented and researched. I sat for quite a while in the main hall and watched the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Calle 51 # 36-66 Barrio Boston | Parque Bicentenario, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 3834001
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This museum is really impressive. It shows the violent history of the city in several interactive installations, that really bring it to life. I hadn't heard of it before, but would advise anyone to visit it and learn more about the place your visiting. It's...More

3  Thank Rachel M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I have read a bit about Colombian history usually in the third person. It was poignant to hear first person accounts of the impact of the 'Violencia'. The museum is sparse. There are no guides. You just wander. I wished there was some organization to...More

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This somewhat small museum provides information about the history of violence in Medellin. There is an app that you can download with an audio guide in either English or Spanish, though many of the text displays in the museum are in Spanish only. There is...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is very well presented and researched. I sat for quite a while in the main hall and watched the video exhibits of people telling their stories of survival. It was engrossing. A must if you want to have any chance of understanding the heart...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here, one can really learn a lot about the importance of Medellins/Colombians history. We totally recommend going there instead doing on of those „Pablo Escobar tours“ where they make money with something so wrong...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed by how well done this museum was. They made the telling of Colombia's history a form of art. The exhibits were equally as pleasant to look at as they were informative. There is an app that walks you along the exhibits although...More

2  Thank SirDrankalot
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this look at the violence that has taken place in the Antioquia region over the past several decades, in multiple perspectives from the victims to the perpetrators. The memorial to the victims is touching, and throughout the museum are thoughts on...More

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Can't say anything bad about this tour. When you go make sure to ask for Steven. He will get you right and full of knowledge.

Thank ArnaldoA190
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I liked so much this museum, where you can see how things went back in the days when the violent acts happened. And how the country has overcome with this situation.

1  Thank Emilio V
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I enjoyed the museum's exhibit that allows Colombians to tell their own stories - it was extremely powerful. Some of the displays were a little confusing and I wondered what their purpose was, but I still think every visitor to Medellin should visit to learn...More

1  Thank Lia B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great place for the history of the city. Excellent interactive areas. Was very touching and at times hard to internalize. A must see when in Medellin.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Few people on TripAdvisor seem to be aware that this museum does a free app with an English audio guide. Search Casa Memoria on the AppStore for it and download it before you go. Definitely made our visit easier. We speak some Spanish so we...More

2  Thank KatSandwich
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