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Really cute

This was aledgedly the very first private house in La Habana (or so the guide told me) right... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
eurydice2017
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London, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

The ceilings have elaborate carved designs and the museum has a collection of colonial furniture... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2019
Sirenita123
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

This was aledgedly the very first private house in La Habana (or so the guide told me) right opposite the cathedral. Cute and lovely, the original furniture is on display and the house is not too big so it makes for a really pleasant visit....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

The ceilings have elaborate carved designs and the museum has a collection of colonial furniture, glassware and porcelain. Paintings are interesting and there are many gold and silver articles to see. Street lamps, lanterns and door knockers (with an African influence) are interesting. I particularly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

My travel book stated it is often considered to be overlooked in comparison to the other sights. Actually it is a hidden gem depiciting the life style of the wealthy Cubans during the colonial period. It is a large yellow house with two floors open...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Entrance fee is $3 CUC p.p. This is a large building with 3 levels and many separate rooms full of beautiful antiques, carriages, uniforms etc. Most rooms are roped off, but helpful staff remove the barriers and go out of their way to explain every...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Lovely museum with helpful guides; it is no longer free to enter, but I'm always happy to pay for a good cultural experience, and kids 12 and under can still get in free. I believe admission for adults is $4 or $6. My 10-year old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Nice building, patio and museum. Take a guide (there will be some ladies inside, just give them some tips at the end and they will make you a nice tour) and explore the museum. You can see nicely decorated rooms, furniture, dishes, vases and etc....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

Just thought we'd stop in because it was so close to our hotel but found it was absolutely fascinating. The majolica flower vases, 5 feet tall, are not to be missed along with Murano crystal and other chandeliers. My personal favorites were the door knockers...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

Anyone traveling to Havana with the purpose of taking in a tour of the old city must visit one of it's most beautiful squares, Plaza de La Catedral. The obvious reason of course is the Catedral itself and the not so obvious is the Bodeguita...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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