The museum is tucked away in a complex worth finding in Otrobanda Willemstad. First find the ferry stop, then look for Gouverneur de Rouville restaurant in brick-red paint---the museum complex is directly behind it with its walkway exiting across from the back side of the restaurant. The complex features the museum, a hotel with villa style rooms, a lovely courtyard with dining, and several restaurants tucked away in a beautifully restored area. Perhaps afterwards stop at Astrolab Observatory restaurant which overlooks the museum sculpture garden.
The museum itself has many tiny outbuildings, each with a designated purpose, sure pique your curiosity. In the lobby/gift shop you can pay ($10 USD), shop for local crafts and sculpture and pick up a map which also serves as a ticket for a free coffee or tea in the exterior courtyard. Some Roman artifacts in the museum date back to 200BC - interesting, but I wasn't sure of the significance to the museum. The building that most graphically depicted the slave trade and what slaves endured was sobering, meaningful and poignant. The sculpture garden displayed clusters of stone carved sculptures - if only it had benches to stop and reflect and process the sensory overload after learning so much about the slave trade. About two hours is plenty of time and you can explore at your own pace. Willemstad shops generally close on Sundays, but the Kura Hurlanda museum remains open daily from 10am until 5pm, so it's a good Sunday excursion.
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