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Museo de la Revolucion in Havana, Cuba

 
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lindamura's pictureby lindamura History & Culture travel tip
added on the 10th of September, 2010
To learn more of a country's history it is best to visit it's museums, because this way you can get more in touch with the facts, objects and people of a certain country. In the Museo de la Revolucion we had this experience. It is well known that Cuba's relationship with the US has always been complicated. In this museum we had a better understanding of the facts and the events that formed the country's and city's history.

Although I advise you that for an accurate understanding and if you're really keen to learn more about Havana's and Cuba's background, you should spend about 2-3 hours in the museum, because otherwise you will come out of the building with not more knowledge than you entered. :)

Address:
Zulueta, Havana, Cuba

Price:
With guide CUC$7.00, otherwise it is around CUC$5.00

Opening Hours:
Tue 10:00-18:00,
Wed-Sun 10:00-17:00

 
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