Island House Museum, San Andres Island

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Take a tour of Island House Museum to see an example of typical island architecture and culture. The museum preserves a colonial-era family house and showcases the everyday life of the islanders. Take a peek into the customs, culture, and history of the native San Andres people, and even participate in a traditional dance class after the guided tour. The small but charming house overlooks the Caribbean Sea, so you can relax in the garden or on the balcony and enjoy the calming view. Put Island House Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our San Andres Island itinerary maker.
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  • Not is another world, but it serves to how people lived in another era. The atmosphere is perfect and have to say the House is very well kept. The entrance includes a guide that will explain each part of the House, and that taught us the dance zone type of step.
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  • Interesting stop for a little history of the island and its people. The place nice and interesting, to know as is lived in that House typical. They charge 10,000 COP per entry. The guide was nice and with good available to answer questions, but still so lacking that explain more in detail many things. At the end of the tour they deliver you a short survey.
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  • We were passing by on a rented ride, and pulled in. We were warmly greeted and walked up to an outdoor dance studio where Mr. Bent was giving some fun island dance lessons and people were enjoying the...  more »