Museo de Historia Municipal, Trinidad
(3.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It seemed like every city we visited in Cuba had a museum that used to be a mansion in earlier times. This is one more and maybe no better or worse than other we saw with lots of period piece furnitur...  more »
  • The Museo de Historia Municipal is a former palacio of sugar barons and hence has a great and stylish interior. Even more worth the visit is the view tower, with gorgeous views over time-warped Trinid...  more »
  • The Museum is no big deal, just has some antique objects divided into large rooms. However, the building is very nice, especially the inner courtyard. But it best of all, is upload to the Tower (eye them claustrophobic, the staircase is very close) and see the views of all the city. Can to get to be Playa Ancon.
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