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Kura Hulanda Museum
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Ranked #17 of 113 things to do in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade in the region.
Reviewed 15 May 2014

this museum is all about slavery , it was painful and so educational at once, its a take on slavery throughout the world and from centuries past to the civil war era, It includes all races and religions who were enslaved every where, very accurate , first rate museum,

1  Thank VaDanagirltraveler
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"slave trade"
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"guided tour"
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"african art"
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"sculpture garden"
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"private collection"
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"musical instruments"
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"great collection"
in 9 reviews
"black history"
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"eye opening"
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"on display"
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"interesting artifacts"
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"island history"
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"well worth the visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"floating bridge"
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We had expect this to be the usual history of the island type of museum with antique furniture etc. It has much more information starting with the evolution of man. The history of slavery building should be seen as a reminder of the past. It is shocking to think this prejudice was alive during out lifetimes and perhaps still exists today.

Thank Brian A
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

The museum is tucked away on side street, but easy to walk to from waterfront. There's an option for tour guide or you can take map and explore on your own. We had explored ourselves. There are items from ancient to modern times. The workmanship on some artifacts is amazing and very detailed. Lots of information available to read about island history.

1  Thank bk_essence
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Useful information about the slave trade and the sad period of trade slavery with torture artefacts, boat slave replica, nice artefacts from Africa

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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This museum is very interesting, well-organized, and has fascinating displays covering everything from the time of slavery in the Antilles to gifts from the grandson of an Arab ruler. We saw so very much with an excellent docent. Be sure to get the guided tour!

1  Thank Carrie933
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