Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), Havana

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.2/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
Immerse yourself in Cuban history while you roam the chambers of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion). The museum is situated in the lavish Presidential Palace, decorated by Tiffany's and used by Fulgencio Batista before the Cuban revolution. Start on the top floor and work your way down to witness the chronological history of Cuba, viewing exhibits that narrate the story from the pre-Columbian times to the modern regime. See an exhibit about Che Guevara, observe "Granma," the boat on which Castro returned from exile, and admire numerous other relics from the 1950s revolutionary war. Arrange to visit Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion) and other attractions in Havana using our Havana vacation route planner.
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  • If you want to learn the official version of the Cuban revolution, go here! You can go for common development! To stand on the balcony where Fidel was pushing a famous speech on the independence of Cuba!
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  • More than Museum can be summed up in a ramshackle building, without air conditioning, with 6 rooms in which Raul, Fidel and Che Guevara photographs were exhibited during the revolution with some brief explanations always written under the vision of the Government of the revolution and newspaper clippings. Apart from this, only a few caps, shirts, bullets, etc used by the leaders of the revolution. In the end, very poor, nothing that you can not see on the internet.
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  • This is a beautiful building. Once used as the official office for the former president of Cuba, it is now a museum dedicated to the revolution. The building is in great disrepair, but efforts are bei...  read more »
  • The building is quite beautiful, but the museum itself is expensive (8 CUC for foreigners at the time of writing) garbage. The exhibits are mainly printouts with photos and text. There are some random, uninteresting odds and ends artifacts, such as a spoon that so and so used. Some exhibits were in English, but it was inconsistent. The worst was this. I needed to go to the bathroom. Specifically, I needed to poo really bad all the sudden. And the men's toilet had no paper and were full of urine because the water was very low or nil. In addition to there being no toilet seats or latches on the doors. It was distressing, but nonetheless a good experiential taste of the fruits of the revolution.
  • I was recommended to visit the museum and I was glad that I did! It was a very interesting place with a lot of pro Cuban government propaganda. The building that it is in is kept quite well and it is a beautiful historic building. Well worth a visit, but must be noted that there is an entrance fee.
  • Beautiful building and quite interesting history facts described inside, but the ventilation if terrible and there is no air conditioning. In my opinion it is overpriced for what it offers.
  • This is fun. Most museums try to be somewhat objective, this unapologetically doesn't try and I enjoyed that. I don't agree with most if not all but it gives you a certain perspective of the revolution. Most of the information is in Spanish. They have a fondness of the most obscure items like a bell Che once used or some pair of shoes. There is also display of military weapons from Cuban missile crisis and the boat Castro used to return to Cuba in 1956. If you are in Havana for a few days than its worth visiting.
  • Really enjoyed with this little piece of history, I respect the Cuban people and their braveness, loved the section dedicated to Fidel, also there is a place for souvenir shopping, the Fidel's soviet tank in the façade and its story was awesome, it worth a visit for 8 CUC
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