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Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely worth a stop and reading the information boards. It will have you reflecting on our past.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The huts provide rare insights into the harsh reality of the history of slavery in Bonaire, which lasted from the 16th Century until 1862. Apparently, the huts were constructed in the 19th Century, and served as camping facilities for slaves collecting salt from the ponds...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 1 week ago

The historical fact surrounding the yellow and white sets of slave huts are kind of interesting but neither stop has much historical information to describe and support what you are seeing. It is work a stop as you drive by.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank traveltime92
Reviewed 1 week ago

The USA gets slammed about slavery, it is shameful but as one can see the US was not the only country engaged in slavery. These little huts are tiny, can't imagine living in one.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tahoe1840
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting history, but not a lot to see. I wouldn't make a special trip from the resort just for this, but if its on the way you should stop.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cuffnum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There isn't a whole ton to see here but there is a lot of information and education to be learned about the people who lived in these tiny little huts. You only need to spend about 30 minutes here so it wont take up a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tampabrat22
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Visiting the slave huts on Bonaire, one gets a good sense of the living conditions these people experienced. The tragedy of slavery and the slave trade aside, stepping into one of these 'homes' gives you an appreciation for what you, yourself call 'home' - regardless...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JacquiHaggerty
Reviewed 29 August 2019

Lots of larger sea creatures if diving, view of the lighthouse if just sightseeing on land. Not much else to see except the exceptionally small quarters where people were expected to live!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anne Eden E
Reviewed 25 August 2019

I am not sure what to write about this site. On the one hand I agree with others that there is not a great deal to see here but this place represents more than that. Its not meant to be an amazing looking must see...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019

As we viewed this huts, it was hard to imagine more than one person being crammed into these little spaces. We learned that the huts were painted Red, White or Blue and the slaves were identified by the color of the huts that they lived...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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