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Natural History Museum (Museo de Historia Natural)

Cayo Maceo 129, Holguin, Cuba
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Old Colonial Building now a museum

this is a great building that has a lot of history it was initially the Colonial Building in... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Halifax, Canada
Cuba a documentary of past present and future.

From the moment you climb the steps past the Lions guarding the history that lies within, you feel... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Toronto, Canada
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“displays” (4 reviews)
“stone” (2 reviews)
“wildlife” (3 reviews)
Cayo Maceo 129, Holguin, Cuba
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

this is a great building that has a lot of history it was initially the Colonial Building in Holguin, currently a museum but you can still see the beauty and care that was put into the design and construction of this building that even after...More

Thank Alexis_R0D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

From the moment you climb the steps past the Lions guarding the history that lies within, you feel the atmosphere, of history held in time. Buil'd in old stone the rooms feel cool, and make viewing the visuals, and artifacts, from first settlers, visitors, to...More

3  Thank PaxyAndSoxy
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The old buildings in their unspoiled environment just ooze with history. Great opportunity to enjoy history.

2  Thank Marcie44
Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you are interested in a tranquil milieu with local culture, visit one of the many art galleries. Here you will find creativity, personal expression and political propaganda about freedom and the aspirations of a nation. And in the parks, don’t avoid the statues of...More

1  Thank kaldort
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is found in the the City of Holquin Square. It is only a minimal charge to view all the artifacts and displays pertaining to Cuba and even a stone from Canada.

Thank SparkieCanada
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This show a variety of Cuban and non- Cuban Natural history specimens. With limited Spanish and some French I was able to interpret much of the written information provided for the display. Some of the specimens are older but given this is a museum with...More

1  Thank Outandabt
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This place looks wonderful, there is a lot of different animals from cuban wild life, this site has a colonial architecture.

Thank junierkl
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I found this place difficult to understand because there is no support for visitors who don't speak Spanish! I would have loved to learn more about Cuba's natural history if they had a guide for me to read and follow along? I know it's a...More

Thank julia_chen55
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Not much to say really, You paid a basic rate to enter, if you wanted to take photos of anything, then you needed to pay more money, the items which are on view were nothing to write home about,

Thank GillianBrown
Reviewed 22 June 2015

an interesting museum ...... it shows the wildlife of Cuba in glass cabinets .....all on one floor .....it is not a big museum ...... if you want to take photos you have to pay a small amount

Thank les h
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Lynn F
I think the address on Trip adviser of Calle Independencia 23 is incorrect. I saw it quoted elsewhere as Calle Maceo 129. It is in Central Holguin quite near the superb wall sculpture illustrating Cuban history. Hope someone can give the correct address on web site please
22 February 2015|
Response from Uncle_Martin | Reviewed this property |
By putting the blob in the wrong place someone has inadvertently done us a favour ... unless you aspire to be a word-smith specialising in off beat travel stories or a short story writer looking for an odd local for a story... More