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Address: Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: 5999 4623873
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Houses an extensive antique furniture collection and paintings by local...

Houses an extensive antique furniture collection and paintings by local artists.

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Small but immersive

I popped in for a quick solo visit last year and was not disappointed. Although this museum is small, it offered a range of historical exhibits: from a local colonial bedroom and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2016
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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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Union, Kentucky
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Museum is small. Tour takes 30 minutes to complete. Great history of Curacao. First dutch airline cockpit is available to view in the garden house.

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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I popped in for a quick solo visit last year and was not disappointed. Although this museum is small, it offered a range of historical exhibits: from a local colonial bedroom and dining room, to the homes of indigenous peoples. There was so much to see, and every room was fully furnished according to the theme of its individual exhibit.... More 

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This museum shows some furniture and paintings. In the garden is a piece of an old aeroplane. Most of the explanations are in English.

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Bushey, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Came here as a short stop on a tour. It's not huge but it is certainly interesting and worth spending about 45 mins to an hour wandering round. Our tour guide led us round explaining several things to us as she went (not sure if you came on your own whether you would fully appreciate or understand the significance or... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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707 reviews
346 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Not big but plenty to see with permanent exhibits and, when we visited, an exhibition depicting life on the island in the 1800's and another of contemporary art. A little way out of the centre but usually features on cruise ship outings.

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Aberdeen
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

We saw the museum as stop over on another trip we were on we could really have spent much longer here as we only got 40 ins the building itself is quite large the is a lot of outside area as well but don't expect to see beautiful gardens as there isn't. The inside has a lot of old wooden... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

A small but interesting museum. It has several cultural, historic and artistic pieces to view. It takes less than an hour to see the museum but my wife and I really liked the art in the museum and building's architecture.

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I love visiting the cultural and historical sites when I travel. I had to be convinced to go here but it was definitely worth it. Granted, its small and spread out in more than one bldg so you don't need a ton of time, but the fact that so much is displayed here really makes this a "must visit" site... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I enjoy learning some of the history of the places I visit. This gives a glimpse of the history of the island, but it could do more.

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Newnan, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

A rainy day activity - this was very interesting and gave you some insight of this island in days gone by. There was furniture made from mahogany that was absolutely gorgeous. There was an instrument in the back that looked like a loom of some sort, but found out that it was an organ of sorts, but it played bells,... More 

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