Museo Naval Del Caribe, Cartagena

(3.9/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Museo Naval Del Caribe remains dedicated to Colombia's naval history. Opened on the 500th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the New World, the museum occupies a peaceful colonial-era house. Learn about pirate invasions, naval battles, and modern naval history, see replicas of boats and submarines, observe dioramas of cityscapes, and admire artifacts that include old battle torpedoes. Make Museo Naval Del Caribe a part of your Cartagena vacation plans using our Cartagena vacation route planner.
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  • The entrance fee is 16000 pesos pp. The Museum is quite large, you should hours or about 2-3 schedule. Prerequisite is that they understand Spanish. The texts are only in Spanish, and with texts in this museum also not saved. There are very much as well as videos and a lot of models of forts, ships, pirates, weapons, guns to read, etc. It's especially to the history of Cartagena until the middle of the 20th century. The focus is (especially on the 1st floor) clearly on Cartagena as a strategically important port. Various attacks on Cartagena are represented, such as the construction of the Dique Canal and the history of Gran Colobia explains. Further the Museum (mostly in the 2nd floor) deals with the Navy and Armada of Colombia u.a and different wars, in which Colombia was involved. A life-size replica of a submarine, which you can enter was exciting. Much interaction is played mainly in the 2nd floor.
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  • Is a museum immense where is puts in evidence all the history of the fleet naval of Colombia in relation to their activity in the sea Caribbean. Although in principle it may seem more dedicated to a public youth or children, then to explore it will be observed that he keeps excellent explanations for the history of Cartagena and the latest news of naval military activity in Colombia. Very good infographics, the inside of a submarine Simulator. Missing a place where taking something to rest. Excellent bathrooms.
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  • Very interesting museum, but would benefit from some English explanations. Probably more of a man/boy interest. Some interactive items, i.e., submarine control room. 
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  • If you want to know more about the naval history of Cartagena and like naval museums it's a good place to go. Information is all in Spanish, and presented in dense formats. If you are a sensitive to font use, some of them can be quite hard to use. It's generally a bit random, but enjoyed the couple of airconditioned hours there.
  • Excellent museum even if you do not read Spanish. Lots of history to be learned here. Check out the dog head on the second floor.
  • Good museum for the price. I recommend to know a little bit more of the history of piracy in Cartagena.
  • Cool, but wish it was also in english.
  • Bonito museo, preço justo e bem interativo