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Savonet Museum is the newest Museum of Curacao! This Museum is a unique concept located at the heart of the Christoffelpark, the largest nature reserve on the island. Established in the former plantation house, called “landhuis”, of the Savonet...more
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Start as early as possible for christoffelberg. A bit later for park and museum as it closes at 14.00 hrs. Enjoyed the tour through the park. By foot or car are both possible. Impressive viewpoints. Very barren terrain. Coast is very rough. Rocks are razor...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

I enjoyed the time spent here, but in my opinion it is only worth a visit if you are already in the west point of the island. The admission in inexpensive, so we thought we would pay it a visit while already driving to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum based around one of the early colonial Dutch slave plantations which after the abolition of slavery still maintained the structure and hierarchy well into the 20th Century. Some static displays could use updating. Updated audio visual presentation stations in the Landhuis give the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank georgegL1288US
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The exhibit shows both the lives of the plantation owners as well as the slaves that lived on the premises. It also highlights many contemporary issues in heritage and archaeology management.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Joella_v_D
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The museum provides a great lesson on the history of the island and the role slavery played in it. There were a couple of pigs and donkeys on site, too!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

The videos that were working were excellent, especially archeological & social historical. The staff, in particular Dominique, were so helpful after my iPhone was lost & then clearly stolen. It ended up in Hamm Germany. I would be careful anywhere with personal property and in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Aldele M
Reviewed December 16, 2017

We went to the museum, not because we were looking for it, but because when we bought our tickets to the national park it just happened to be there. Admission was free, and the rooms had interesting displays of pictures and artifacts from the plantations...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mike C
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

If you are into learning about the history and culture of Curaçao, this is a good place to visit. You learn about the various aspects of the landhauses, and their historical role. You get to see the inside of the buildings as well as various...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

A small, focused museum, illustrating the transition from slavery, through emancipation, into the turbulent times beyond. Using personal artifacts and records from the people on a single plantation (Landhuis Savonet). I found this a very direct, moving experience. Not all the audio-visual components worked the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Helen T
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

The museum savonet tell the story about the former life around a plantation house. It's very educational. At the ticket office you ger a device which you can use to get the audio for the documentaries that are shown on in the house. Also there...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from georgegL1288US | Reviewed this property |
Would not recommend use of public busses. Hare a taxi for the ride.