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Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade in the region.
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Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
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+599 9 434 7765
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Kura Hulanda on the last day and I wish I could've stayed longer! We learned so much history that took place here, and it was an emotional tour in general. Our tour guide was amazing, left me very impressed with her knowledge, and she...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great museum to check out if your interested in learning about the history of the slave trade throughout the islands and the United States. They offer guided tours for additional charge or a self tour which is what we did on our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so glad to have visited this museum. It is very confronting to see the documents and instruments of torture of humans but important not to shy away from our shared history. Humans have long justified the bondage of others in their attempts to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We understood that Curacao used to be a hub from where slaves where bought and taken to nearby islands. The museum is a grim reminder of all what has happened to the captured people who were sold as cattle. artifacts and lots of documentary explains...More

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A sobering look at a terrible period in history. The museum does a good job at explaining slavery and putting it into context. A difficult subject but a necessary one

1  Thank Danielia D
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We took a guided tour (additional $3 pp) with a Dutch couple. The guide spoke in both Dutch and English, so it took longer and was difficult to follow. All buildings are equipped with A/C. I wish they focus more on the origin of Curacao...More

2  Thank Ed H
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

The Kura Hulanda museum is located in Otrobanda. I recommend going on the guided tour as it is very informative. Afterwards, you can revisit the parts that interests you the most. There is also a statue garden. Please go and learn history.

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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Got to learn a-lot from slavery, they real sample of things and we got to see a dance and got some delicious lemonade and cookies! You should definitely go!

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Every human being should visit this museum! For over 300 years, Curacao was the hub of the slave trade for the Americas, European colonies, Brazil, etc. Kidnapped African women, men and children were shackled and "shipped" to Curacao,a brutal 2-month journey, where they were separated...More

1  Thank catpear2018
Reviewed May 14, 2018

This museum is an in your face account of slavery, the slave trade, the horrible abuses suffered by slaves etc. They have collection of various torture methods used by the slave owners. The account also points fingers at every one who participated and benefited from...More

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June 25, 2018|
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Response from EU4 | Reviewed this property |
There is an accessible entrance at the side of the Museum. Ask at the bar at the bottom of the stairs to the main entrance- they will open the gate for you. The majority of the museum is accessible although some rooms are... More
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Hamiltontraveller
February 21, 2018|
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I didn't notice the senior pricing.
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Response from Dspaul | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately half a mile. You just from the cruiseship through the riffort,along the "pontjes bridge" After the "brion" square you see the blue "Otabanda: hotel. Go into the "Breedestraat": the Kura Holanda Museum... More
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