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Fascinaing Museum. . .Don't Miss It!!

Excellent information about the Bay of Pigs invasion. . .Every American should visit this museum to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
An Important Piece of History

I'd always heard about the Bay of Pigs Invasion but knew only the basics. This museum told the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent information about the Bay of Pigs invasion. . .Every American should visit this museum to learn the real story.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'd always heard about the Bay of Pigs Invasion but knew only the basics. This museum told the story from the Cuban perspective. As others have said, the text was all in Spanish but my travel companion speaks Spanish so could interpret. There is little...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a small, excellent museum displaying items, weapons, a wealth of information about the Bay of Pigs invasion by the United States. All writing was in Spanish. Since my daughter is fluent in Spanish, I didn't inquire as to whether there was an English...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small museum tells the story of the Bay of Pigs from the Cuban point of view. It starts with a story of the indigenous people through the actual invasion and the aftermath. There is a Sea Fury sitting outside as well as some AAA...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SixpackDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cuban view of the Bay of Pigs is less known and this small museum (only in Spanish) sets it out with full explanation, artefacts and with lots of personal detail. It is really interesting and worth the trip. There are some lovely beaches and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emma B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt we had to come to see the Cuban perspective of the Bay of Pigs invasion. It was quite interesting especially the movie that was quite like our old WWII Newsreels. It clearly was propagandistic but it was moving to see how the invasion...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

We stopped here for about an hour and I found it fascinating. I remember the "invasion" pretty well - even though I was in grade school at the time. Unfortunately the whole museum is in Spanish; fortunately we had a tour guide who spoke Spanish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nolamap
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Small museum giving a view on what happened during the pig bay escalation with the Americans, contains some memorabilia and pictures. Pity that everyting was explained only in Spanish.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

On the way to visit Museo Playa Girón we didn’t expect to pass a sign on the road saying ‘Australia’ but that is the name of the tiny hamlet near the museum. Australia or “Central Australia” (named after the original sugar factory located there) is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Funambulator
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Although this small museum is mainly in Spanish, the imagery and the items and the film that they show about the Bay of Pigs invasion from the revolutionary perspective is worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Either by taxi or bus. U can hire a taxi for a day and then you don't have to worry about time constraints with buses.