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“Very Interesting” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Museum and Art Gallery

National Museum and Art Gallery
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Port of Spain and Fort George Sightseeing Tour
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Owner description: Home to a large collection of works by Trinidad artists and a number of exhibits on the cultural history of the island.
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Very Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

I visited this museum for the first time about forty years ago. As I recall then there were just a few Amerindian artifacts and very little else. My most recent visit was a little over a week ago. The museum has grown significantly. There is a section on the oil industry which was quite informative. Apart from the Art gallery one can enjoy the section on the history of sport in the country. This is a very good place to appreciate the history of the country generally. I will have to return for there is more that I will like to spend some time viewing

Visited June 2014
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Scotland
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“An interesting introduction to Trinidad”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2014

We would recommend this museum to anyone visiting Trinidad with an interest in where they are. The museum is free and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The art exhibition that was on whilst we were there was certainly very different to anything we had seen before but, again, very interesting. The museum is air conditioned which helps keep weary European travelers cool in the heat of the day.

Visited February 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“free and interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2014

accidentally stopped here, If you have the time it's interesting and free. Nice brief history on local things. Located in a area where you can continue walking and find nice things to see and do for free

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank International T
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Take a drive...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014

If you're interested in learning the history of the islands and even seeing artwork, here is the place to go. You can't take pictures inside the museum though. The building seems to be under minor renovation, which is great because it seems to be moving up with the times. The artifacts, to me, are priceless and it is worth going. I

Visited April 2014
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Thank Avianne R
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Worth a trip!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

The museum had great content but poorly displayed. The art museum was fantastic with many artists and media and video of artist discussing their work and even demonstrating their process.

Visited December 2013
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