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Another interesting statue to see

This one is across from the Christ statue. It's called monumento erigido a la defensa civil de cuba... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Stuart, Florida
Another museum of the revolution

It's well worth a visit when in Santa Clara. It has the same style as many others in Cuba. Images... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Tobias H
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This boxcar museum, east on Independencia just over the river, marks the spot where 18 men under the command of Che Guevara, equipped with rifles and grenades, captured a 22-car armored train containing 350 heavily armed Batista troops. Amazingly...more
S.Clara, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
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All reviewspay cuccuban revolutionche guevaraoutdoor museumsmall feerail carriagesbullet holesinteresting placecentre of townnice museumshort visitpiece of historyinteresting artifactsacross the roadentrance feeon displayworth a visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The story of the armoured train is very interesting but frankly there is not much to see here. I imagine this would be best seen with a tour guide. It's free to visit but doesn't take long. We were there 15 mins maximum.

Thank Georgia_RG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beside a train and some train coaches nothing much to see. In the interiour you will have some pictures. That's all It is free to visit

Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped by here after the visit to Che mausoleum. This is another remnant of the revolutionary era in Santa Clara. It took me about 15 minutes to see all the train cars.

Thank yumm2011
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a must see. But it is necessary to ask someone about the history and the construction of the train waggons and about the bullet holes

Thank Cobraleif
Reviewed July 4, 2018

beside the history of the place, there is no much to see. they charge you with a ticket if you want to see the wagons. once you enter, the wagons dont have much information. They could do it better.

Thank romandp05
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This one is across from the Christ statue. It's called monumento erigido a la defensa civil de cuba and is an interesting piece of work, made mostly out of wood I think.

Thank elindoo
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Interesting and quirky monument which really brought to life the events of the revolution in the city. Good value.

Thank rosemary9378
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

How a handful of men mowed down government troops on the armoured train. The then rebels were protected by sandbags and were able to shoot the troops as they came off the train. Apparently it was this event that encouraged Batista to flee the country.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

It's well worth a visit when in Santa Clara. It has the same style as many others in Cuba. Images and short text in Spanish so as a non Spanish speaker I didn't follow a whole lot. But interesting to be at such an important...More

Thank Tobias H
Reviewed March 28, 2018

The taxi took us there without real interest from us. There is art gallery inside each wagon, wich is more interesting than the train itself.

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