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Memorias

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Fun Place to Shop

Loved visiting Memorias! There were many one-of-a-kind items. I could have spent a day just in... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
sbrichards8
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Orlando, Florida
Amazing place for antique lovers!

A wonderful shop for antique hounds, full of Cuban history, books, magazines, cigar & revolution... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Beth H
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Toronto, Canada
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Antique shop and bookstore located a hundred meters from the Fine Arts Museum and right next to the famous Sloppy Joe's bar in Havana. The venue's decoration renders a unique atmosphere which recreates the charms of the Cuban past. In stock: Antique...more
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Animas Street | No. 57 Between Prado Avenue and Zulueta Street, Havana 10100, Cuba
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+53 7 8625153
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Loved visiting Memorias! There were many one-of-a-kind items. I could have spent a day just in that shop. The ladies that worked in the shop were very, very helpful, and they explained the history behind each item I asked about. Definitely a place to stop...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

A wonderful shop for antique hounds, full of Cuban history, books, magazines, cigar & revolution memorabilia, signs & advertising, vinyl records, and other collectibles. The shop owner is knowledgeable and the prices are fair (many of the items are there on consignment). Absolutely, a must-visit,...More

1  Thank Beth H
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Very friendly and professional owner (family business) and staff. Great selection of historic currency and some coins. Various selection of other collectibles and memorabilia. Recommended place for quality items. Prices are fair for sophisticated buyers of quality items.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This shop was one of my favorite places in Havana. Alina, the owner, was incredibly helpful, knowledgeable, and spoke perfect English. If you’re looking for a unique souvenir, you must come here. The shop is privately owned, the items are owned by Cuban locals, and...More

Thank Adam_from_SF
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Situated along the galleria at the Animas street in the same block as hotel Plaza, this was a best gone-days souvenirshop, we seen in Havana. It selling old postcards, maps, posters, books, some porcelain pieces, coins and banknotes, and alike. Well-cooled AC, lots to see...More

Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great selection of baseball cards, posters, magazines etc. Great customer service. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Arby60
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

With friendly staff and fascinating souvenirs/ antiques one won't want to miss Memorias during their trip to Cuba!

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was a really nice gift place. Lots of great stuff. From history things to souvenir type items as well. The staff was nice and the prices were ok.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was excited to find this tiny shop in Old Havana near Smokey Joe's Bar. The proprietor was helpful in explaining the history of the items in her shop. She had many one-of-a-kind items in beautiful condition at prices that were extremely reasonable. Don't visit...More

1  Thank KarenO1027
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Just a block away from the famous Sloppy Joe's bar, Memorias offers an amazing opportunity to take a piece of old Havana with you. The place is an absolute jewel. Their collection is worthy of a museum. Whether you collect, baseball cards, mid century posters,...More

1  Thank Redrum A
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bernardo781
18 June 2018|
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Response from sbrichards8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I didn't notice if the shop had silver or Russian spoons. I was interested in old cigar boxes, so my focus was mainly on those. Sorry I wasn't more help.
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Angela S
7 February 2017|
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Response from Ed K | Reviewed this property |
Address: Animas Street | No. 57 Between Prado Avenue (Paseo de Martí) and Zulueta Street, Havana 10100, Cuba Phone Number: +53 7 8625153
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