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Address: Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
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+599 9 462 3873
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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 offers a good feel for the landhuis history of the island....lovely room settings of historic mahogany furniture. Also interesting galleries of local art, mostly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chatham
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Santa Cruz, California
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

History gets passed over, the building is a project of deferred maintence but a nice visit will give a glimpse into a fine example of local art in the basement area of the building. Provocative as it tackles the Oil Business in the Island. Wish it could be a shining example of the Islands' History, but you have to start... More 

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Chatham
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but offers a good feel for the landhuis history of the island....lovely room settings of historic mahogany furniture. Also interesting galleries of local art, mostly self-taught but representational of the island. For both aviation enthusiasts, and even those of us who just fly as passengers, the actual cockpit and front portion of the Snip, as well as the history... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

The history of this museum is that it was local people who helped to make it a reality. As a result, the whole feeling of the place and its collections is one of heart and soul. For a truly inspired since of Curacao, this is the place to visit first!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I was about to write this place off when I found this gem in one of the outbuildings. It's the front portion of the original plane that was the first one that made a flight from Europe to Curacao in 1933. Known as The Ship, it made a series of hops from Holland down through Africa then what must have... More 

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Thank Kevin P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

The antiques and artifacts are great to view. You pay a meager 10 dollars US to enter. There is no guided tour which disappointed me thus no good explanation about the island and its history. The laminated handout gave basic information. You can walk through it in about an hour, or less. It needs some work and it would be... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

This is a quick visit but a nice one for a little history. I just did not like the minimal lighting at the lower level.

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Union, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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