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Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Fascinating array of art

There are actually two buildings - one dedicated to Cuban art and the other to International art... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Ann T
Melbourne, Australia
A treasure trove of art

All of the thousands of works on display here are Cuban! That is hard to believe once you step... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

There are actually two buildings - one dedicated to Cuban art and the other to International art. If time's short, make sure you know which one you want to go to. I was surprised at the quality of the ancient art particularly the Greek, Roman...More

1  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

All of the thousands of works on display here are Cuban! That is hard to believe once you step inside. The museum is arranged in periods of time when the various art was made. There are paintings, etchings, advertisements, sculptures, and more. I've been twice...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Museum takes you through the history of Cuba’s art. From prior to the revolution up until current day. We had a tour guide and she was magnificent. I highly recommend this museum if you are interested in the arts and want to see how the...More

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We walked over the central park passed the statue of Jose Marti to visit the one of the two buildings belonging to the National Museum of Fine Arts, this one was in the Palacio del Centro Asturiano (Palace of the Asturian Center) and was built...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Museum of Fine Arts that exhibits Cuban art collections from the colonial times up to contemporary generations. There are now two buildings belonging to the Museum, one dedicated to Cuban Arts in the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) and one dedicated to...More

Thank 007ofTraveling
Reviewed 4 September 2017

After enjoying coffee and flan at a nearby location to jolt me with caffeine and sugar, I walked inside a museum to purchased tickets to view two separate museums. My brain was ready to be educated and inspired. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo...More

Thank Veronica660
Reviewed 28 July 2017

There are a lot of museums in Cuba-this is the art museum we chose to do based on reviews, and it was wonderful. We spent about 90 min there- Lots of super interesting art exhibits, it's even great for children. Lots of stimulation; you'll see...More

1  Thank Diana P
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This gorgeous art museum is built as a spiral (sort of like the Guggenheim Museum in New York City) with an outdoor courtyard in the middle, and it features Cuban art specifically. It will provide you with a true cultural experience while you're in Havana...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Art is a big deal in Cuba. Walking around you can see numerous art galleries and photography studios. The modern artwork (shown on the first floor) was truly wonderful. There is so much talent on display, with a variety of works from paintings to drawings...More

Thank Molly M
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Art galleries tend to be one of those things I only do when I've exhausted the other tourist options in a city, and was one of the reasons I came here to be honest. However I really enjoyed myself. There was a wide range of...More

2  Thank sdempsey
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