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Address: Calle Trocadero e/ Zulueta y Monserrate, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 5378621643
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Museum offers a glimpse of colonial Cuba.

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Cuban History trough art

I was in Havana City on January 2016. I always enjoyed visiting the Cuban National Museum of Fine Arts which is divide in two locations. The first building belonged to the former... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
IVAN V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Havana City on January 2016. I always enjoyed visiting the Cuban National Museum of Fine Arts which is divide in two locations. The first building belonged to the former Fine Arts Museum which is dedicated exclusively to Cuban Art collections while the former Asturias Community Center building shows Universal Arts from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin American.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum has 3 levels with a large outside courtyard beyond the lobby. After a short introduction and museum rules you explore the museum on your own. The day we were there - the 'coffee pot' art display was near the small food area on the ground floor (which is the only floor photos are allowed). There was a huge palmetto... More 

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Venice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate on our business trip to have a Cuban colleague take us to this museum. His knowledge of Cuban art and the artists of his country was a memorable part of our trip. I'm not sure of the cost of admission but it's well worth a visit.

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Belleair Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're not really into art, you might want to skip this one. It's small. You can do it in an hour or two.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cuban building is superb with loads to see and rooms arranged chronologically from colonial times to the present day. We paid CUC8 to visit both buildings (just one was CUC5) but I wouldn't bother again with the Arte Universal building - it's all 19th century or earlier and not much stands out unless the temporary exhibition is interesting to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited a few museums in Havana prior to this museum and we were absolutely surprised at how wonderful and modern this museum was. It has a very smple but clever lay out which leads you from the earliest local art to the latest. It has a large range of both contemporary and older pieces ranging from the 1700's... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My dougther and l have a great time and we enjoy it the people is very warm and they smile all the time

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first place we visited on our honeymoon for 2 nights. Havana is such a fantastic, vibrant place and we enjoyed every minute. We walked over 10 miles a day looking around the fantastic buildings and photographing the old cars. Everyone made us feel welcome, especially the staff at this hotel (the door men especially) The rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We only had an hour to visit so I went straight to the exhibit of photos by Peter Turnley which were superb. No photos are permitted inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Great to see a selection of Cuban Artists Near Habana Vieja and El Prado Give yourself 2-3 hours to visit. Lots to see.

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