Science & Technology, History, Arts & Culture, Other Museums

Historical museum of Guanabacoa: A Temple of the Afro-Cuban culture

The international reputation of this museum is due to the fact that it holds a complete collection of ethnography related with Afro-Cuban religious cults, with deep roots in this community in Havana. It is place in the central part of Guanabacoa.
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National Museum of Fine Arts: splendid collections

The National Museum of Fine Arts holds a rich collection reaching over 47,000 Cuban and universal pieces. It's rebirth took place in July 2001 in three magnificent buildings, the original building, the colonial Barracks of Calvalry and the Asturian Center.
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A Pharmacy of Havana

The Pharmacy of Havana Museum reopened on July 30th, 2004. Permanent exhibitions on its three great halls show the history of pharmacy in Cuba.
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The Chocolate Museum: an option to taste.

Inspired in the Royal Museum of the Real Square in Brussels, Belgium, and born thanks to the support of Madame Jo Draps, its director, this singular place in Havana offers a tour through the history of cacao, its harvesting, production and commercialization.
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Real Fuerza Castle: the Oldest in Cuba

A real example of the system of Spanish colonial fortifications in Cuba and the Caribbean, the Real Fuerza Castle in Havana, present National Museum of Contemporary Ceramics is the oldest fortress in the island.
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Víctor Hugo House-Museum

The number 311 of the narrow O'Reilly street, in Old Havana, reopened on March 16th, 2004. The house was rescued from ruins after a meticulous restoration work, and was turned into Víctor Hugo House-Museum, to honor the French writer, although he never lived or even travelled to Cuba.
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José Lezama Lima house: the mystery of poetic creation

The museum Jose Lezama Lima is near downtown, in Colón, one of the most popular quarters in the city. The house preserved the memory of the writer who lived there for 47 years.
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José Martí's house

In this a small house was born José Martí Pérez, Cuban National Hero and leader of the independence, one of the more outstanding personalities in the Spanish and Latin American literature in the 19th century. It is a museum since 1945, and it was declared National Monument in 1949.
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The House of the Arabians: the Moorish spirit in Havana

The huge old house hosting this museum, placed in the very heart of the ancient part of Havana, is the materialization of the Moorish spirit that influenced with strength the Cuban architecture since the18th century.
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Asia House

Built in 1688, the former see of an influencing Dominican cleric in the 18th century, it was turned into a slum in the 20th century until its restoration in 1997, the Asia House-Museum devotes itself to remember the bonds with the Asian world and its culture.
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