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Address: Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: 5999 434 7765
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Description: Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade...
Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade in the region.
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Very nice clustered hotel, very original as it resembles a village instead of a building. Picturesque, elegant. The best in Curacao with no doubts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Very nice clustered hotel, very original as it resembles a village instead of a building. Picturesque, elegant. The best in Curacao with no doubts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I had no idea how extensive slavery was in so many countries. There is too much information in this museum to absorb all of it at one time, and it is kind of depressing, but like the Holocaust it's something we all need to be aware of and remember

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was really interesting learning about the history of curaçao. And seeing the condition the slaves lived in everyday. It takes about an hour to see the entire museum. And they have a little bar for socials after, right outside the main area of the museum. It was nice

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We attended the museum with out eight year old son & found the experience very personal and moving. I'd recommend paying a little extra for a guide to walk you through the exhibits. Our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the subject matter and the personal stories of the many people involved in this dark chapter of local history.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Kura Hulanda Museum is a very important museum that really gives you an immersion experience into what slavery was link in the lsland as people were stolen from Africa and brought to the America's by force for the purpose of labour. It reminds me a lot of the Charles Wright Museum in Detroit (which I also highly recommend if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a must for everybody in curacao who want to learn a bit about the slave history on Curacao, Surinam and the US. We are both the adventurous and beach type, but this was a great experience. Be sure to take the guided tour - only 5 guilders per person but be prepared to walk with the guide for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

There is more than slave history here, although that was an important part of the tour. There are a lot of artifacts from the Middle East and some great collections that were donated. By far, the most impactful and memorable part of the visit was the info on the slave trade. Pay the extra few dollars for the guided tour,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

As sad as the Holocaust museum in DC can be, it's very worth visiting. And I would have to say the same for this museum on slavery; that not only educates on the history of the slave trade through Curacao, but also on the over-arching impact of the history of the people taken from Africa, up to the abolishment &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Good history told by the artifacts collected by Peter Dekker. Plus a very moving display of the slave trade. Can be done in an hour or so, see the resort and walk the grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love this museum as many people forgot what other people had to endure for this generation to live the way we are doing now . Its good not to forget that all our DNA goes back to africa . a spectacular collection of Mr Jacob that is shown to the public.

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Address: Address: Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: 5999 434 7765
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad

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