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A lonly site shows the past time

This is a site which you were expecting a lot before visiting there. However, it is quite small... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
gaogo
Another interesting statue to see

This one is across from the Christ statue. It's called monumento erigido a la defensa civil de cuba... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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This boxcar museum, east on Independencia just over the river, marks the spot where 18 men under the command of Che Guevara, equipped with rifles and grenades, captured a 22-car armored train containing 350 heavily armed Batista troops. Amazingly...more
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a site which you were expecting a lot before visiting there. However, it is quite small yard with train carriages as a kind of show cases in a park and you will not surprised that not all the visitors knows this part of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

A really interesting and well presented museum in Santa Clara which is in itself a fantastic town. Great place to spend a couple of days.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The story of the armoured train is very interesting but frankly there is not much to see here. I imagine this would be best seen with a tour guide. It's free to visit but doesn't take long. We were there 15 mins maximum.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beside a train and some train coaches nothing much to see. In the interiour you will have some pictures. That's all It is free to visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I stopped by here after the visit to Che mausoleum. This is another remnant of the revolutionary era in Santa Clara. It took me about 15 minutes to see all the train cars.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a must see. But it is necessary to ask someone about the history and the construction of the train waggons and about the bullet holes

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

beside the history of the place, there is no much to see. they charge you with a ticket if you want to see the wagons. once you enter, the wagons dont have much information. They could do it better.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

This one is across from the Christ statue. It's called monumento erigido a la defensa civil de cuba and is an interesting piece of work, made mostly out of wood I think.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Interesting and quirky monument which really brought to life the events of the revolution in the city. Good value.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rosemary9378
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

How a handful of men mowed down government troops on the armoured train. The then rebels were protected by sandbags and were able to shoot the troops as they came off the train. Apparently it was this event that encouraged Batista to flee the country.

Date of experience: April 2018
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