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Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar

Address: Av. Universidad and Norte 1, Caracas, Venezuela (Catedral)
Phone Number: 0212/545-9828
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Ranked #6 of 82 Attractions in Caracas
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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, Sights & Landmarks
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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Caracas, Venezuela
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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

El complejo es pequeño de visita rápida, se observa la estructura típica de casas coloniales españolas y muchos objetos pertenecientes a Simón Bolívar (libertador). The complex is very small so is very quickly, you can see the colonial structure tipic in those days and a lot of things related to the libertador (Simon Bolivar and family).

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Cebu City, Philippines
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is always a pleasure to go. This house has been maintained very well and it is a good way to feel and remember our heritage.

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Miami, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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