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Museo Naval Del Caribe

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle San Juan de Dios No. 3-62, Plaza Santa Teresa, Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit the museum. We always try to visit the museums providing local history when we visit new places and while it is an old style museum it has a wealth of information (most only in Spanish). We paid an additional 10,000COP...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SueR817
Reviewed June 26, 2019

Our tour guide Gabriel García was passionate about the history and very entertaining. An overall great guy and spectacular museum. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

On our Holland America Line cruise through the Panama Canal, we first stopped at Cartagena, Columbia, where we visited the Museo Naval Del Caribe and we took in a spirited dance troupe presentation by many fit young people who could really move! The museum itself...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mike K
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Part of a city tour it was quite interesting and a cool respite after walking streets. There was a man dressed in local native garb that was a fun highlight!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank travelernottourist
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

With all the international visitors in Cartegena, they should provide information in English, also. The 1st floor is little else but reading so lost on those of us not fluent in Spanish. 2nd floor has some naval equipment so some hands on to experience. Unless...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Joy733
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I recommend to get a tour. Not sure if there are group/private tour in English but my husband and I decided to get a private guide in Spanish and learn so much of the Naval history. Our private tour was approximately $10 usd and lasted...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jeanneth82
Reviewed March 28, 2019

It does not take much time and you can do a self guided or a a guide tour. There is a lot to see..a bunch of history and it is well-designed and laid out. My son is a history buff and we always find places...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amberlovestravel
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Yes, most of the museum is in Spanish (although English guides are available for an added cost). However, for those able to move beyond that fact, the museum is chalk full of wonderful Cartagena naval history displays and artifacts - not to mention the beautiful,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael Z
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

A museum that is full of interest, especially to those who like their English history with so much about Francis Drake, "Isabel I" (aka Elizabeth I), Admiral Vernon and the War of Jenkins Ear. But sadly, hardly any exhibits come with any explanations in English....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alan W
Reviewed February 26, 2019

The author of the "Missed Opportunity"review said it all very well....almost no exhibits had an English language descriptions. The place could have been so much more but it failed to take advantage of its opportunity. A big disappointment!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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February 20, 2018|
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Response from 682jeffl | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, but I am bi lingual in spanish and did not ask for an interpreter.
May 27, 2017|
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Response from RPCV66 | Reviewed this property |
Si, el costo de entrada no es minimo. No recuerdo si hay precio reducido por jubilados.
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