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Cultural Park Mangazina di Rei

Boulevard Miguel A. Pourier z/n, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 786 2101
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A humble, historical & very informative stop to learn about Bonaire's people and history. Don't... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2017
Ed O
Magnolia, DE
via mobile
Learn about Bonaire's history

We were welcomed very friendly and got an explanation of what to find where. The place gives more... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2017
Ronald D
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The Mangazina di Rei (1824) was used by the Dutch government to store provisions for the slaves. This second oldest stone building on Bonaire now forms part of our Cultural Park where visitors can see, feel & taste the culture of Bonaire. A guided tour includes history to experience, instruments to play, great views to enjoy and a traditional beverage that's worth to taste.A fascinating way to soak the local culture. You will never forget it!
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  • Terrible1%
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Boulevard Miguel A. Pourier z/n, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 786 2101
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

A humble, historical & very informative stop to learn about Bonaire's people and history. Don't expect the Met...this attraction has simple but interesting exhibits. Give it a go!

Thank Ed O
Reviewed February 23, 2017

We were welcomed very friendly and got an explanation of what to find where. The place gives more insight on the (cultural) history of the island. Very interesting to get to know all this!

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed February 20, 2017

To see the entire park is 1/2 day experience. You will need a truck or a Jeep. If you are not renting a truck (If you are diving, you really should), rent one at the beginning or the end of your trip to go through...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed February 5, 2017

My wife and I were doing a Bonaire Island Sightseeing Excursion while our cruise ship was in port at Kralendijk, Bonaire for the day. We had about a 30 minute stop at this small cultural heritage centre where one could see, feel and taste the...More

Thank LeonKay
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We stopped in on our last day on the island to experience the Cultural Festival that takes place the last Saturday of every month. At the entrance we asked about the price and the guy launched into an explanation about how the money benefits and...More

Thank Crissy B
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Visited the park while on an excursion with the cruise line. Well worth it, nice scenery, the small store allows you to stretch your legs, and try tequila made out of cactus 🌵 Actually a very good experience the excursion and the tequila!

Thank Phyliss B
Reviewed January 26, 2017

When we were here this stop was treated more of a bathroom and refreshment break. We weren't told that there was a small museum on site so we wondered around outside the building. There are scenic views of the surrounding landscape. And if you like...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed August 8, 2016

These folks do a wonderful job of preserving and demonstrating Bonairian history and culture. They have a big event last Saturday of each month with craft and food vendors... Outstanding!

Thank Divertommy
Reviewed April 4, 2016

If you are interested in all things related to Bonairean culture the Cultural Park Mangazina di Rei is a must see! The newly remodeled museum is fascinating. Great for families and all others!

Thank hnnhllwy
Reviewed February 1, 2016

This was part of our overall island tour and was worth it as part of the package. They had bathrooms, a small refreshment stand with drinks and snacks, a live music group performing traditional songs, and a museum that cost a little extra. Nobody went...More

Thank reedr3va
Mangazina, Guest Relations Manager at Cultural Park Mangazina di Rei, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2016

It was very nice to have an interactive experience with you as our guest(s) and looking forward to see you again in the future.

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