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Trinidad Architecture Museum

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Address: Plaza Major Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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This little museum has some good examples of colonial doors and windows and explains how they changed over the years.

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SelinaSmyth29
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little museum has some good examples of colonial doors and windows and explains how they changed over the years.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Trinidad has a charm of its own with facinating colonial buildings and the Architectural museum has details of how the buildings were designed and constructed.

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is good for pictures, but if you want to have some real fun, make sure you walk past it and up the street to La Cueva. It's an amazing night club IN A CAVE! Cave Rave every night! But if you're not into that, the square is great for pictures.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance I believe was 1 or 2 CUC for a guided tour though I think it was expected and I did give the guide another 1 CUC as we finished our tour. His English was 'perfect' if a little quiet and he explained about the building of Trindad over the last few hundred years, showed us the toilets the past... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Many didactic displays in a beautiful building which will help you appreciate many details when you visit the gorgeous buildings all around the city -and in other Cuban cities.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Really enjoyed the view at the top and got some great pictures, it's not a strenuous climb up and you can rest at each level. It's windy at the top!

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Gives you a better understanding of the architecture as there are good illustrative displays and some of the guides speak various languages to help you understand them. It is the only museum of its type in Cuba and the house was one of the first to use gas lighting and retains its pipework and carbide gas producing apparatus. The shower... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed January 1, 2017

We had a good guide, but there really isn't much to this and they don't allow photos without a silly 5 CUC fee. Not worth the time or money, really.

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Placerville, California
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

Enjoyed the museum. It had some interesting information, but really liked the view best.You can go all the way to the top...steep steps, but doable.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 4, 2016

Our guide in this museum was very enthusiastic, but difficult to understand his accent. There is not a lot to see but the rooms are interesting to look at and the artefacts are quite interesting. Not a large museum

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