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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  • Long waits for access to the belvedere. We abandoned the groups of tourists come first. The number of people to ride is limited.
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  • The mansion is gorgeous; it has been restored beautifully and the exhibits of Trinidad's history, though highly political, are very informative.As in all museums, it does help if you have some Spanish...  more »
  • For CUC 2, you have a good overview of the history of Trinidad. Be sure to climb up the tower for a great view of the city, attention, the stairs are a little steep
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