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“Not much to see here.”

Naval Museum of the Caribbean
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Ranked #41 of 199 things to do in Cartagena
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

The museum costs 7,000 and really didn't have much to offer. Exibits were small, no english, and the place could be seen in well under one hour.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

I went to this museum during the peak of the day and it was a good idea, for their is air conditioning inside and cool places to sit down. Facilities are clean and easy accessible. Being a traveler from the U.S. to Colombia for the first time, I have to say this museum is a great place to visit and learn more about history even if not particularly interested in nautical themes. This museum is great for learning Spanish. It is good to bring a camera and take some pictures in order to look back and practice for fluency because Spanish is ubiquitous and is written on signs and posts that give history. The staff was very nice and there is a second floor with additional artifacts/history. A personal tour might cost a little extra but worth it. Located in the Old City this museum is a masterpiece to behold. This museum is suitable for young children through any age. Learned a lot visiting this museum. Increible!!

Thank Brandon Y
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Naval Museum of the Caribbean is a relaxed and laid back museum that offers a wealth of information about Cartagena, Caribbean. The information, that mainly can be understood through simple and well appointed exhibits, is very useful especially once you start exploring Cartagena.
My both children, age 4 and 2 loved this historic building with super courtyard, especially the bells, that they were allowed to ring.
The view from second floor of the sea is magnifique and the nearby buildings are amazing.

Well worth a visit.

Enjoy
xx

Thank Kamham
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

This museum is set up really well with heaps of information about Cartagena's maritime history.
The only downfall is it's all in Spanish, some english would be helpful but the Spanish I do know helped me out a lot.
It has all the history about the indians, pirates, conflicts - The museum also has heaps of figures, pictures and models so it doesn't get boring either.
It only takes about an hour to see the whole thing so if you've got time it's worth a look.

Thank Levilouicus
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

It would have been helpful if I could read Spanish properly as this is quite a treasure trove of both nautical and Spanish history.
It is worth seeing just for the architecture too, a great big old place.

Thank YR R
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