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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
Kymmerrlee
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Austin, Texas
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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67 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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131 attraction reviews
295 helpful votes 295 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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49 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Tobago
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

i went here while being on a cruise the shopping is good things are cheap the museum is small but nice and cozy plenty history the houses there have all kind of colours looks nice

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