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Romance Museum

Trinidad, Cuba
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Trinidad
Type: Specialty Museums
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New Brunswick
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
120 helpful votes 120 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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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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London, United Kingdom
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59 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This museum of furniture is housed in the home that used to belong to the Brunet family, one of the wealthiest in Trinidad during the sugar cane boom. There are 14 rooms to investigate and to delight, bare in mind though that the artifacts are genuine but not necessarily from this house

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New Bern, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A stroll around this restored colonial home is a cool, relaxing way to imagine the life of a wealthy sugar baron

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a really beautiful mansion converted into a museum and it is very romantic as the name suggests. The building is kept at a very good condition and is well organised. The rooms include a beautiful collection of original furniture, china and other items such as fans made of ivory. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable and I... More

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