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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  • August 13, 2017
    Interesting small museum in a beautiful house. We went near the end of the day, and the guy there was so enthusiastic about telling us about it, showing us around, even in to places not formally open....  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    We came to this museum with our tour guide. He gave us many interesting facts about the lives of the rich people, but also about how slaves were treated. Throughout the house we discovered many intrig...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    The Museum organized in an old mansion that is revolutionary and forever stole landowning family, Sanchez-Isnaga. Naikrutejshej for Trinidad. Planters who made money on sugar. Where do without this. Door hanging open. Come on, who you want. The window is open too, by the way. Rather, stand wooden blinds and glass No. That creates a wonderful environment. And not even the main shade. And skvoznjachok that walks indoors and cool some evokes. No, could still earlier building so that without air conditioners do. Could. In the corner of the desk and the administrator for the Cuba announcement:-want to take pictures? Put five pesos. We from the Cienfuegos already scientists. In the sense that if he is not narveshsya, then boldly go and do what you want. No one will check. So stupidly we pass the brazen snouts. If anything, you can always say:-and I knew from where? Spanish read can't, and Russian everything one not written. The first two rooms offer a glimpse of day-to-day life, so to speak, bogatenkih planters-trinidatorov. Or incidence? Or trinidatchan? As there properly in terms of Russian-Spanish phrasebook? So here's a big, almost empty room. The highest ceilings. For volume and ...
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  • March 14, 2017
    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!

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