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Bay of Pigs Museum

Address: 1821 SW 9th Street, at SW 18th Avenue, Miami, FL
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Ranked #51 of 88 Attractions in Miami
Type: Museums
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Sebastian, Florida
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197 reviews 197 reviews
67 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The museum itself is a Veteran's Hall for members of the Actual CIA-trained Brigade members who were sent to Cuba and who were defeated in the Bay of Pigs. While visiting, I met a radio operator who was in the invasion. Another man there authored a book titled, "After the Bay of Pigs." His mother negotiated with Fidel Castro for... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Sad bit of our history in which we sent a brigade of men trained by the CIA, into Cuba, they were supposed to land in another part of Cuba, but at the last minute it was changed, also they forego the air support and over 50,000 Cuban troops waited for them in shore, it is one of the biggest debacles... More 

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Funk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We visited this small Museum in Little Havana in early December. It may look closed but it is probably open----a buzzer will unlock the door for you. Few artifacts remain from a disaster where everyone is either killed or captured from a country that we have not recognized for over fifty years. It is a small wonder that few things... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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39 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The museum is dedicated to the 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba. The exhibit inside consists of mostly photographs of the many people who fought, and artifacts, new paper clippings, and magazines covering the event. It is small but interesting. There also seems to be a community center gathering hall inside, the people inside were very friendly and welcoming.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for some intersting historical refresher on the Bay of Pigs invasion, visit this little museum. It's a tribute to the soldiers who were part of this historic invasion.

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