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Kura Hulanda Museum

Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 434 7765
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Eclectic collections and informative

Great museum to learn more about slave trade and what people were subject to. Some of it to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nicoflac
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Woodland Hills, CA
Fascinating and informative

You can pay extra for a guided tour, and this is worth it for all the extra information. They are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CatherinedeF
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England, United Kingdom
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Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum to learn more about slave trade and what people were subject to. Some of it to be particularly gripping, especially the exhibit showing the conditions on the trade vessels. Some of the exhibits continue through to present day and extend into child labor,...More

Thank nicoflac
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can pay extra for a guided tour, and this is worth it for all the extra information. They are happy for you to wander around as long as you like afterwards or before so you can look at everything at your own pace. Not...More

Thank CatherinedeF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a terrific museum about a terrible haunting past and I encourage everyone that visits Willemstad to go see its exhibit, but not for the very squeamish. The exhibits are very realistic.

Thank James A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although i live here, it took me 1,5 yrs to visit. A must see if you want answers about the motivation and history of the local population. A lot of pictures and written stories to either see for yourself or being told by a (paid)...More

Thank Richard d
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Going to this museum is a must. You may think you know a lot about slavery but you don't until you go to this museum. If you are in Willemstad you should go.

Thank mywab2000
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a very detailed and elaborate account of the slavery and ancient civilisations. While looking through the documents and learning about the history of not just this island, you cannot but feel an immense pain and sadness considering the atrocities committed by the so...More

Thank Nena N
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I am not sure how anthropologists and historians would feel about this place, given the complexities of the issues at hand. But the heart is definitely in the right place, and this thought-provoking journey through the history of colonialism and the slave trade certainly deserves...More

Thank frame82
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great location showcasing real artifacts from slavery and how Europe dominated centuries of Caribbean history. You can feel the stories of actual people who carved the statues , worked in fields or sat in shackles. Also a little cafe to catch your breath that is...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A lot to learn from this museum. Worth paying the extra $3 for a guide. Extremely moving and sad how this could of happened to other human beings. Worth going if you are in Otrabanda area. Costs $10 each, seniors $7.

1  Thank bballgurl47
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Worth going to in Curacao. The exhibits, esp of the hold a slave ship, help one to get an understanding of the immense suffering that people who were forced into slavery endured. I wish that they had a guided tour in english while we were...More

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coastmama
Is the museum close to the cruise ship docks and how much does it cost to get in? NCL doesn't offer as an excursion.
8 February 2016|
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Response from Dspaul | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately half a mile. You just from the cruiseship through the riffort,along the "pontjes bridge" After the "brion" square you see the blue "Otabanda: hotel. Go into the "Breedestraat": the Kura Holanda Museum... More
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Leidy H
Hola me gustaría saber cuánto cuesta la entrada al museo?
5 June 2016|
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