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Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar

Av. Universidad and Norte 1, Caracas, Venezuela (Catedral)
0212/545-9828
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Ranked #6 of 83 Attractions in Caracas
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums
Owner description: His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator”, who achieved...
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums
Owner description: His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator”, who achieved independence from Spain for Venezuela and other South American countries.

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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

For us, Venezuelans, Simon Bolivar is the father of our country and an important figure for Latin America. Many Historians qualify Bolivar as one of the highest figures that ever lived in the world and coming to Caracas and not seeing this House is like going to Washington DC and not see the White House. If you appreciate History, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is an amazing place to understand an important part of the latinamerican culture. Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas - Venezuela and this was is house.. very interesting museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Excellent museum about Simon Bolivar who is one of the most important historical figures from South American history. Very interesting and well presented exhibits. The house next door was his family home as a child.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

These 2 small museums are worth a look as you wander around the historical centre of Caracas. The display on the exhumation of Bolivar's remains is really quite appalling.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

interesting place, one of the few original houses still standing in the center of Caracas - original pieces of art and personal items on display

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Caraballeda, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was very interesting to go there. A good piece of history - and completely free of charge. No fees! If you happen to spend some time in Caracas it's one recommendation to do.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

If you are interested in Simon Bolivar, this is one you should see. A good compliment to visiting his mausoleum. The tour can take 20-30 minutes

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

after many visits to Caracas, I got to visit the center of town, it is a bit more restored and cleaner than the rest of the city, I visited the Bolivar Museum adjacent to the House where he was born that is closed due to restoration works, the place is interesting but bear in mind that all explanations are in... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Quite a beautiful place that allows you to know a little bit more about the old Caracas, the one right before the İndependence and home of Simon Bolivar, more than 200 yrs. ago ! Everything buildings and collections are amazingly well preserved !

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Even though most of the decoration of the house are not the real that was used by Simon Bolivar, this house is suposse to be the place where He was born! You can have a glimpse of what the houses in Venezuela were made during the beginning of the past century. The House is located near the "Centro"or downtown. Near... More 

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