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Kura Hulanda Museum

Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 434 7765
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What a Great Place

I was really looking forward to this museum as we visited different island on our cruise. I broke... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joanna R
Interesting museum about slavery

The museum with its different areas was very interesting and contains impressive, sometimes even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Selmae_Enn
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Exhibits trace Curaçaoans African roots and the legacy of the slave trade in the region.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“slave trade” (136 reviews)
“guided tour” (39 reviews)
“african art” (17 reviews)
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Klipstraat 9, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was really looking forward to this museum as we visited different island on our cruise. I broke away from our group and easily found the building. I paid a little extra for a guided tour that was well worth the money and time. She...More

Thank Joanna R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum with its different areas was very interesting and contains impressive, sometimes even bizarre, stories that really made an impact on us. However sometimes the exposition lacked a bit of chronology.

Thank Selmae_Enn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very interesting museum. Lots of interesting and amazing antiquities on display. As is stated in the museum not only were the Africans taken from their homes for slave trade by the Dutch, British etc but also by other tribes. Sad on all accounts.

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend visiting this museum. Museum showcases Curaçaoans African roots and the slave trade in the region. We found the African displays and artifacts very interesting and learnt quite a bit. But it was the slavery portion of the museum that was truly...More

Thank OntarioHappycamper
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Is a museum about slavery period at curacao. The enter fee is 10 usd, and the tour guide visit were 20 usd per person. It takes one to two hour to see everything.

Thank dani_juli_18
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This museum is definitely worth the trip we took the short walk across the bridge and were greeted by the friendly receptionist. The museum and all of the artifacts are well-maintained and preserved and I truly learned a lot and this Museum enriched my experience...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a must for any visitor of the island.. I totally recommend taking the guided tour!!! We loved the place and our tour guide was fabulous! :)

Thank Paola L
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very impressive extensive museum. Interesting historical aspects. Tip: take a guided tour, it's really worth it. Even for people who don't like musea, this one is very interesting.

Thank CurlyDutchy
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

For some folks, history is just “not my thing” and that’s okay. If that’s you, then you won’t enjoy this museum. For us, we first visited the museum on our last trip to Curacao seventeen years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. They have updated it...More

Thank keepgoingandgoing
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a very intriguing museum with a lot of historical content. I spent hours here walking through the mazes of artifacts and literature. I would say its well worth the price to get a grasp on the historical aspects of the African culture and...More

Thank Freestylelyfestyle
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coastmama
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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