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Romance Museum

Trinidad, Cuba
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Ranked #6 of 16 Attractions in Trinidad
Type: Specialty Museums
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Gibraltar
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing place full of amazing things! You could happily spend hours just browsing if you could , rivals any antique shop in UK

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Get here early before 11 as tourist buses tend to fill up the house. Fascinating period style home with wonderful furniture. Close to the plaza so it is easy to see the museums (of which there are many) within a morning.

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bracknell
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A museum which recreates a colonial house with beautiful furniture and objects. It is well worth a visit!

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New Brunswick
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We liked the building and its location but when it came to the staff that was another thing! In almost every room there was a lady that wanted to explain everything but either to get a tip or to sell us something that she had made. After a while,it got on our nerves!

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Athens, Greece
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219 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

In Plaza mayor a very well preserved colonial house (still renovating the paintings of some walls) of a wealthy family. Atmosphere of another era. What to say about the delicately painted walls, the furniture, the every day utensils and the works of art? You should see it by yourself with guide or not!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stumbled upon this museum which was packed with priceless objets d'art, and were escorted personally by an English-speaking, knowledgable and friendly guide. The most striking thing perhaps was that there is nothing (apart from your own good manners) to stop you touching these historic pieces. Guides are also artisans who will discreetly offer you the opportunity to purchase some... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This place is made all the more special by the reverence with which the guide takes you around this beautiful od house, room-by-room. He is softly spoken and speaks nice and slowly for the Spanish impaired (like us!). SO pretty, and you could get a really good feel for what Trinidad must have been like in it's heyday. I would... More

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Boston, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

An exceedingly lovely museum, loads of objects d 'art. Lovely French opal glass and a fantastic array of period furniture. Well informed and helpful guide. Only gripe is that one had to leave everything one was carrying in a communal locker with no lock, doubtless this was being watched over but worrying just the same.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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32 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Enjoyed the visit. Would recommend doing a guided tour. We had a friendly and knowledgeable English speaking guide that made the visit a lot more interesting. The view from the upper floor is great.

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I approached the Romantic Museum with some scepticism but in the end was won over by the nicely arranged furniture and other objects, as well as by the great views from the building. We had a Spanish-speaking guide (2 cuc, not included in the entry fee), which made the visit really interesting and enjoyable. Unfortunately, most of the furniture is... More

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