Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi, Barranquilla

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Military Museum
Explore the rich carnival history of Baranquilla at Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi, a museum dedicated to displaying masks and other carnival memorabilia as a celebration and study of the tradition. A large collection of photographs and moving images on display further enhance the experience of carnival culture. Those interested in folklore and arts and crafts will find plenty of interest here, particularly in the African and Arawak influences. The air-conditioned building provides some relief if the weather is hot. Work out when and for how long to visit Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi and other Barranquilla attractions using our handy Barranquilla trip itinerary builder.
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  • This colorful little exhibit is mildly entertaining and gives a very pale idea of what Barranquilla's carnaval celebration is like. If you won't be able to see carnaval for yourself, go ahead and visi...  more »
  • Little gem of a museum. Informative and especially great for children -- many hands on actives for them.  more »
  • Great attention from the staff. Good information although it's small. I was with a Spanish guy the only guest and were treated really special and with a lot of enthusiasm. Loved it.  more »