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Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Lovely collection

There is a wonderful collection of art in this museum.( well both of them , the international and... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Fascinating array of art

There are actually two buildings - one dedicated to Cuban art and the other to International art... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Ann T
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

There is a wonderful collection of art in this museum.( well both of them , the international and Cuban art buildings). Suggestion is that you take the day to visit and truly enjoy them both.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marakaj
Reviewed August 19, 2018

There are actually two buildings - one dedicated to Cuban art and the other to International art. If time's short, make sure you know which one you want to go to. I was surprised at the quality of the ancient art particularly the Greek, Roman...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

All of the thousands of works on display here are Cuban! That is hard to believe once you step inside. The museum is arranged in periods of time when the various art was made. There are paintings, etchings, advertisements, sculptures, and more. I've been twice...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Museum takes you through the history of Cuba’s art. From prior to the revolution up until current day. We had a tour guide and she was magnificent. I highly recommend this museum if you are interested in the arts and want to see how the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ShaunBud
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We walked over the central park passed the statue of Jose Marti to visit the one of the two buildings belonging to the National Museum of Fine Arts, this one was in the Palacio del Centro Asturiano (Palace of the Asturian Center) and was built...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Museum of Fine Arts that exhibits Cuban art collections from the colonial times up to contemporary generations. There are now two buildings belonging to the Museum, one dedicated to Cuban Arts in the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) and one dedicated to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 007ofTraveling
Reviewed September 4, 2017

After enjoying coffee and flan at a nearby location to jolt me with caffeine and sugar, I walked inside a museum to purchased tickets to view two separate museums. My brain was ready to be educated and inspired. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Veronica H
Reviewed July 28, 2017

There are a lot of museums in Cuba-this is the art museum we chose to do based on reviews, and it was wonderful. We spent about 90 min there- Lots of super interesting art exhibits, it's even great for children. Lots of stimulation; you'll see...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed June 11, 2017

This gorgeous art museum is built as a spiral (sort of like the Guggenheim Museum in New York City) with an outdoor courtyard in the middle, and it features Cuban art specifically. It will provide you with a true cultural experience while you're in Havana...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Art is a big deal in Cuba. Walking around you can see numerous art galleries and photography studios. The modern artwork (shown on the first floor) was truly wonderful. There is so much talent on display, with a variety of works from paintings to drawings...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Molly M
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