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Interesting view from the Cuban side

Pristine museum telling the story of the Bay of Pigs invasion from the Cuban perspective. Guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cuban viewpoint of the 1962 Crisis

The Bay of Pigs Museum (AKA Museo Girón) casts a different light on a critical Cold War moment to... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pristine museum telling the story of the Bay of Pigs invasion from the Cuban perspective. Guides wandering around who get very upset and vocal if you touch, or look like you are going to touch anything. Two Cuban dollars admission. If you are in the...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The Bay of Pigs Museum (AKA Museo Girón) casts a different light on a critical Cold War moment to that portrayed at that time by the medias of 1st World countries. The museum shows the Bay of Pigs incident as a episode of national defence...More

Thank Funambulator
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Simple by modern museum standards the Bay of Pigs Museum gives you a very different take on the battle. The road there is marked with memorials to all the fallen and the museum does a great job of connecting you with those fallen.

Thank Deltaloop
Reviewed January 1, 2018

After a long drive down a mainly deserted road, we passed pristine beaches and rice drying on the road. (Yes-on the road!) The museum told the story about the bay of pigs invasion from the Cubans' perspective, and made me think a bout how our...More

Thank 108Linda
Reviewed November 7, 2017

This museum sits where the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion came to a sticky end. The history of the event is told in pictures and Spanish language, but one is able to see enough to grasp the realities of the situation.The fact that the US...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Mainly photos with just a few artefacts. The history was extremely interesting but could have got the information from a book. We were charged to take photos before we went in.

Thank TriciaBY
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Museums are collections of artifacts to help us understand something that happened in another time and/or place, or current events which can include an insight into our world today. Some original armaments and personal effects from the revolution have been collected, and nice quality display...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Well worth a visit. All in Spanish but even non speakers will get a sense of the history and respect the Cubans show to all those who died defending there country from the mercenaries attacking it. With displays chronologically taking you through the story it...More

Thank treb0r2015
Reviewed April 19, 2017

The movie was very interesting and had English subtitles so easily understood. The museum itself would benefit from English explanations as well. On reflection, I some of the pictures looked staged to prove the history.

Thank wcosue
Reviewed April 16, 2017

An interpreter or knowing Spanish will make this much more meaningful. The group I was in got to watch a 15 minute newsreel movie containing actual footage from the time of the US Cuban exile invasion. The movie was helpful because it was subtitled in...More

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