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Important part of Cuban Revolutionary History

The "White house" is where Castro and comrades launched their failed attack on the Moncada barracks... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
robbiefaulds
Visit this after Cuartel Moncada

A visit here will add to what you learn at Cuartel Moncada. Fairly brief tour but well worth the... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The "White house" is where Castro and comrades launched their failed attack on the Moncada barracks in 1953 and where some of the survivors returned (and were captured). The most astonishing thing is how many people were crammed in to this small farmhouse - 129...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robbiefaulds
Reviewed April 14, 2018

A visit here will add to what you learn at Cuartel Moncada. Fairly brief tour but well worth the short drive out of the city. The guides were very informative.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank BobMyr
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This farmhouse tells the story of one of the earliest of Castro's adventures - and the worst failure, I think. There is a huge amount of information and there are guides all around. Ours said she could not speak English, but if we translated wrongly,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed August 10, 2016

If you are following Fidel Castro's trail in 1953, this is a must-see. This was the place chosen to gather before the attack on Moncada Barracks, future plans for what was to come were laid out in front of the fighters' eyes for the first...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank TourGuide-Manager
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Another must see if you are interested in learning about The Revolution that brought Fidel Castro into power. A small museum with some interesting artifacts.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Beverly G
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Whilst this site was the starting off point for an early revolutionary 'failure' I was disappointed that more was not made of explaining its significance in the final outcome. In particular, it was hard work to extract information about weapon storage (in the well) and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank KBofLB
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Castro launched the ill fated Moncado Barracks attack from this farmhouse, which is now a museum. Must see for anyone following the Revolution route.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Ken18
Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Is a place to stop by. Nothing mayor but nice and historical. The best of everything was the restaurant on front. A private restaurant with a very Cuban style. We feel like really luckies cause Rosi the owner just open for us.

1  Thank krloscolon
Reviewed May 30, 2014

To be able to understand the history of the Revoluntionary period of Cubas history .When we visited there was a school party been given a talk !,It is situated outside the city ,scenic journey .This farm house is the chicken farm from which Fidelity and...More

Date of experience: December 2013
3  Thank Mary38677
Reviewed November 27, 2013

No pictures are allowed. A fee of $5 will be charged if any pictures are taken. It was a glorification of the country's current status. This visit is a very short one as we were driving on the way to the town of Siboney. On...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank 989joseb
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