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Museo del Caribe

Calle 36 #46-66 | Centro Historico, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla 080000, Colombia
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We went to the museum today and were told it is closed for t2o months for remodeling. I was... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
txtfa001
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Austin, Texas
It was nice

It was a nice way to start my vacation. I enjoyed taking in a little bit of the history & origin... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Carmen A
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Calle 36 #46-66 | Centro Historico, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla 080000, Colombia
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"caribbean culture"
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"gabriel garcia marquez"
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"great museum"
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"interactive museum"
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"worth a visit"
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"spanish speakers"
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"great insight"
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"fifth floor"
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"a great deal"
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"few hours"
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"video"
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"museo"
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We went to the museum today and were told it is closed for t2o months for remodeling. I was disappointed because I really wanted to see it and made a special trip across town. It needs to be listed on their website as well as...More

2  Thank txtfa001
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

It was a nice way to start my vacation. I enjoyed taking in a little bit of the history & origin of the Colombian culture. It was actually helpful in other experiences during my trip. However I felt like the self guided tour was like...More

Thank Carmen A
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

There’s not as many museums here compared with other Colombian cities so we went to explore this museum that presents the history of the land and the people of Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The architecture is striking and the exhibits are stacked vertically from floor to...More

2  Thank Arxitexter
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

To view the museum, you take the elevator to the fifth floor and work your way down. Coincidentally, my opinion of the museum went down as we descended. The best part, definitely worth the price of admission (although to be fair it was half price...More

2  Thank miss j
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have visited some interactive museums in the United Kingdom and I pleased to say that there were not significant differences with this museum. The interactive experience makes this place unique. It's a true travel through the Caribbean culture in Colombia. It's a "never miss"...More

Thank Jose C
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Not the most exiting museum but gives you some idea of their history. But in Barranquilla their is not so much more to do so why not take a look.

1  Thank Darten90
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The best cultural place to visit in Barranquilla! The entire staff was very informative on each level! Totally worth visiting!

Thank mima1326
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This not as much a museum about the Caribbean as it as about two men who did not know each other but believed whatever they envisioned as real was thereby real. The noise Is a cacophony of audio exhibits what flash by so fast I...More

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I was surprised by this Museum. It doesn't seem like much but it does have very good displays and information about the Colombian Caribbean culture, on how it arose from a clash of cultures from Africa, Europe and American Indians. I very much enjoyed the...More

2  Thank nuwandabob
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went there with a few friends that are locals. We all learned a lot about Barranquilla, and the Caribbean area. The staff are very friendly and great tour guides.

Thank Doanld F
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