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Museo del Caribe

at Parque Cultural del Caribe | Calle 36 Nº 46-66, Barranquilla, Colombia
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Ranked #1 of 27 Attractions in Barranquilla
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

This museum is really cool. My costarican relatives enjoyed it so much and I, as a local who have been away from his hometown for years, it brought a lot of memories of my early years in Barranquilla and the northern colombian coast.

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

if you want to learn about barranquilla and the region , this can be a good places, it is not a funny place !!! boring

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san francisco
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4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Museo of Caribe. Unless you speak Spanish fluently you can probably skip this. The museum costs 11k Peso, it has 5 floors with stuff that can probably all fit on 1 floor inside of a KFC. They got bunch (4-6) of watch and learn kind of things, a room with old photos of writers, some photos of some family that... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If the Museo Nacional and Museo del Oro are places you must visit while in Bogotá, this would be the equivalent in Barranquilla. When my wife and I decided to go to the Museo del Caribe we weren't really sure what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised by what we found. The museum provides a perfect depiction of colombian... More 

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crimsonidle
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35 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

In my travel guide this was given top marks, so I expected a lot. However there is nothing to see. Even the Gabo room is incredibly boring. Just a few old typewriters and photos. Most of the displays are just computer images. There is nothing authentic here at all. Even the display of artefacts had telephones (??) One of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Considering the standard of the cultural attractions of the city it's nice but I expected something more than pictures and short movies. There could be more crafts and art for example.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Accept for some artifacts, not much is behind glass but most of it you see on video on screens or wall. This makes it a lively experience. There is a special room dedicated to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian writer and Nobelprize winner. The souvenir shop has minimum to offer. A coffeeshop offers drink and snacks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It uses several methods to tell stories of the region, for young and old visitors. Covers geography, history, ethnology and even has a room devoted to writer Gabrial Garcia Marquez.I don't think much info was posted in English.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I loved the presentation about the famous writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, wished my Spanish was better so I could understand more. Generally great museum but all in Spanish.

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

a place to learn about caribbean culture, the garcia marquez exhibit is great, spanish and englishe guidance is available!!

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