Museo de Historia Municipal, Trinidad

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Learn about the history of Cuba at Museo de Historia Municipal. The museum, which was the residence of the richest family in the city at the time, was built in 1828. It boasts typical colonial architecture, featuring tall arches that support the structure, and a central courtyard. Inside, find murals, old artillery, portraits, and old furniture, plus more. Head up the steep, narrow staircase, which leads to the tower. There, you can enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding city. Put Museo de Historia Municipal into our Trinidad family vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Trinidad.
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  • The museum exhibits highlight Trinidad's colonial past and are worth a look. Most likely you are visiting for the view from the tower. The museum was busy when we were there, so they were restricting ...  more »
  • The museum itself is interesting and worth a visit, mostly because the house is beautiful and well preserved. There are some good exhibitions, from cookery items to some furniture and weapons. Do go u...  more »
  • The museum is a nice reflection of what it would have been like to be of upper class in the colonial times in this lovely city. There are nice pieces from the era. There is also a nice view of the old...  more »
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  • Museum itself is quite okay - nothing breathtaking though. A highlight of the visit is the view from the tower - a must-see point in Trinidad tour. You will get to see above the roofs of houses - splendid view!