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Naval Museum of the Caribbean

San Juan de Dios Street, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6642440
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San Juan de Dios Street, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6642440
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the tour of the naval museum if you wish to know more about the fascinating city and how it managed to keep the gold and silver treasures brought from the El Dorado region in Colombia and Peru out of the hands of the infamous...More

Thank wschutmaat
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited the naval museum on our last day in Cartagena with our three kids (10, 8 and 4 years old) as we were killing time before going to the airport. The museum was very informative – we learned a ton about the history of...More

Thank WeylandFamily
Reviewed 8 July 2017

While there is military navy exhibits, including the mockup of a submarine, there is a lot of history dating from the 1500s. Take your dictionary if you do not speak Spanish.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was warned at the entrance that there is no English signs. But I already knew it and of course it didn't stop me from visiting. I also read on the forum that it might get hot at daytime because there is no AC but...More

Thank VladMI
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This museum has a two tiered entry fee - Colombians with ID cards get in cheaper than foreigners. That is fair enough, as it encourages locals to learn about and take pride in their own culture. However, if you are going to charge foreigners a...More

Thank online835
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend gave it a try despite knowing it was all im Spanish as we can actually understand it pretty well. In the end we had a really hard try reading the information because the sentences were partly really long and complicated. However...More

Thank T0ggel
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It is a historic building located within the walled city of Cartagena. It is divided into two large wings: Colonial and Republican. In this place we can find in a didactic way the history of Cartagena de Indias from its first inhabitants (Caribbean Indians) history...More

1  Thank carlos a
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Although not open this was a large museum that apparently covers the naval history of Cartagena.The building is impressive.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Naval Museum is a nice place to spend an hour or so during the heat of a Cartagena afternoon. As others have mentioned the museum lacks signs in English, which would have enhanced the experience for me as I enjoy history. But I still...More

Thank MGG56
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this very interesting naval history is Cartagena and is the carribean. Two floors of pictures, ship replicas, guns And history from the conquistadors to more current times. From a replica of a Spanish conquistador full of arrows to the battle between Spanish, French...More

Thank JimRich90402
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