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Museo Casa di África. A less often mentioned attraction (in the guide books I read), but a very pleasant surprise, was the Casa de Africá on Obrapía. They have a very interesting collection of African sculture and other art pieces, most from regions of Africa...More
The collection was really nice. The artifacts from the various African countries was phenomenal.
Although the museum is free, one of the ladies approached us and asked for a donation. We were also told that we could not take pictures on the second floor, then...More
I learned quite a bit about how the people of Cuba have developed into their current culture. There are a number of exhibits of different types of art, and several sacred items. I had read that there were some Santeria items there, but I didn't...More
The museum is pretty basic, but every Saturday they have free musical programs which are amazingly good. Get there early.
Also, you've got to walk to the place to see the schedule. They don't answer their phone and the ONLY place on earth the program...More
This museum was ok. Ive been to better. Its not that big but they had quite a few historical artifacts that I never seen before at other museum I visited in the states. It was cool tho somthing different.
The downstairs exhibition is a bit like an advert sposored by the South Africa tourism board but the upstairs exhibits were much more interesting with artefacts from several religions of African origin as well as African artworks and musical instruments. Entry is free but the...More
I studied abroad this summer in Cuba with USAC, and our classes were held inside Casa de Africa. If you're interested in Cuba's African roots, especially religiously, this is a great place to wander around to view historical artifacts and interesting artwork. There is an...More