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Address: Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: 5999 4623873
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Description: Houses an extensive antique furniture collection and paintings by local...
Houses an extensive antique furniture collection and paintings by local artists.
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An interesting view into curacaos past

We went here on a tour we purchased while on a cruise ship. It was a very interesting view into curacaos past. Our tour guide was great explaining many of the pieces and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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boston mass
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Built in an old mansion this museum is pretty interesting. When I went it was actually free, which surprised me because I thought in fact there was a charge. Anyway it's worth a visit. There are paintings in the galleries as well as historical items and furniture. For me the "Snip" Aircraft which had it's own little pavilion in the... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Loved this little museum which gave an insight into Curacao's past. I was really interested in the kitchen area and it was very reminiscent of museums in England that have Victorian kitchens with washing dollies and such but none painted deep red with large white polka dots. There were some interesting reasons why this was but I won't spoil your... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went here on a tour we purchased while on a cruise ship. It was a very interesting view into curacaos past. Our tour guide was great explaining many of the pieces and the islands history.

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Winnipeg Canada
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137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We tour the museum as part of our cruise tour. The small museum had a fascinating look into the past relics of the town. The music devise that rang the bells was quite unique. The garden were very interesting for us gardeners on the tour.

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Toronto , Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The beautiful Dutch buildings house a world class museum depicting the West African beginnings of the slave trade and its course to the Americas.We were amazed at the good collection of Egyptian artifacts as well. There is a model of the slave quarters on the ships to give you a sense of cramped space for so many people. Great value... More 

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Florida
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very hot inside but excellent breeze by the windows. Part of tour. Great history. The home is gorgeous.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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35 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We visited this museum as part of out Curaçao Highlights Tour. The museum itself is small, but packed with wonderful art, mostly by the locals, as well as marvelous artifacts from the distant past. There's a small amount of walking involved, and the main building is not air-conditioned. There are actually two buildings and a small garden that make up... More 

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Victoria, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is not air conditioned building for those who may have problems with heat. There is much history packed into this small area. Interesting and glad we went. It was part of a cruise tour. There are restrooms, but take your own water or snack, if needed. Overall, glad we went. Children may get bored quickly, as is often true... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

this was part of an excursion thru Carnival cruise lines. It was neat to see the history of the country, the accent of the tour guide was fun.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stumbled on it by accident, but turned out to be a very interesting place. Lots of historical info that I had not known previously.

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