Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, Port-au-Prince

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Discover more about Haiti's heritage with a visit to Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, a national museum focusing on the heroes of independence and culture. View several items of national importance, including the gun that King Christophe--a key leader in the Haitian Revolution--used to commit suicide, as well as the bell rung to declare the arrival of independence. The museum also houses sections on the native Taino people, Spanish colonization, and slavery. Consider taking an expert guided tour, available in French, Creole, or English. Using our world travel planner, Port-au-Prince attractions like Musee du Pantheon National Haitien can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A large number of historians believe Haiti was the first place Columbus landed in the Americas. The museum covers more than the slave revolution and does an excellent job tracing the history of the Ta...  more »
  • The tour is very interesting, it mainly talks of colonisation. Few objects to see this is why I classify it instead of memorial. The photos are not permitted in the Museum... It is not less interesting.
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  • This was a surprise as it is housed in a modernist semi-subterranean building constructed in a vernacular style with striking mosaics. There are the tombs of a number of the Haitian founding fathers i...  more »

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