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Santa Marta - Minca
Sta. Marta - Minca, Minca, Santa Marta, Magdalena, ColombiaNear the entrance to Minca, behind Cafe Minca on the road to hostal Mirador/Mar y Monte
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    Memorial Museum of the Sierra Nevada
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Experience the history of Minca and the Sierra Nevada through the eyes of locals. This tour includes personal stories of community members and their photos, with themes like the four indigenous groups of the Sierra Nevada, the arrival and role of coffee in the region, both sides of the armed conflict (guerrilla and paramilitary) and the impact of the tourism that has arrived in recent years.
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Departure Point
Santa Marta - Minca, Sta. Marta - Minca, Minca, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Departure Time
8/2/2019 - 1/28/2021Tuesday - Saturday:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Duration
45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum of the Sierra Nevada
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Every backpacker visiting Minca should know that this town is not just a nice location to get some Instagram pictures. A war was going on here between the government and rebel groups during the lifetime of even the youngest backpackers arriving here today! Blood was flowing
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Shannon gave me a private tour, she is very good at sharing very important stories about Minca and what the people have been through. Please visit this as soon as possible during your stay in minca. I was overwhelmed. A must do.
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Heard good things about this from friends so thought I’d check it out and... WOW was I blown away. Shannon (the owner/guide) was absolutely incredible. So knowledgable and an amazing story teller. Learned so much!! Could not be improved would give this 100/5 if i could!!! We
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What a worthwhile experience! The storytelling tour, led by Shannon, taught us so much about the history of Minca as well as Colombia over the past 70 years. Shannon did an excellent job of mixing history with personal stories and her and her husband’s ongoing efforts to
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By: Memorial Museum of the Sierra Nevada
95 reviews
DrewL141
Salem, Oregon, United States
6012
Wonderful
This was perhaps the most personal and touching presentation I’ve ever heard at a museum. Shenandoah is a young
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bjcriel
10
Must visit
If you visit minca, this is a must! Next to bringing a really touching and complete story of the history of Minca,
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Mignon B
Schagen, The Netherlands
17427
A real surprise!
Went there but they were closed. The American owner who runs this museum with her husband came by casuality and we
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Alex H
30
Don't miss out on an amazing opportunity to connect on a deeper level with this community!
We were given an incredibly informative and moving presentation on the history of Minca. It was thought provoking
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DJ85_NL
23
Every backpacker in Minca should visit this museum!
Every backpacker visiting Minca should know that this town is not just a nice location to get some Instagram
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leoniw29
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
4210
Thank you!
Shannon gave me a private tour, she is very good at sharing very important stories about Minca and what the people
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Michael S
Hamburg, Germany
145
Learn about the story of Minca
We absolutely loved the museum. You'll learn about the history of Minca, starting with the indigenous people over
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Mari0nRuth
Chiang Mai, Thailand
60
So much better than a traditional museum
Shannon is an amazing storyteller and really packs in a lot of information in a short amount of time. I learned so
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angelasX3711GY
Bucharest, Romania
155
An unique cultural attraction
It was one of the best museum visits I have ever had. The guide is very professional, friendly and knowledgeable.
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Sarah B
20
SO Interesting! A must do in Minca!
When I arrived in Minca I wasn't expecting there would be much to do, I went to the waterfall and afterwards
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Kaytlinelston
22
Best thing we did in Minca
Heard good things about this from friends so thought I’d check it out and... WOW was I blown away. Shannon (the
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REALER6
10
A moving and inspirational place to visit
We came here on a day when Shanon was away but were very lucky that Manuel - whose grandparents' home houses the
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victorsteenbergen
10
Extremely rich history of minca through the ages
Really amazing museum, particularly for the story-telling component. The guide, Shannon, had a rich knowledge of
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KateR38
Washington DC, District of Columbia
133
Can’t say enough good things about the storytelling tour!
What a worthwhile experience! The storytelling tour, led by Shannon, taught us so much about the history of Minca
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WhereintheWorldRwe
Brisbane, Australia
10726
Best thing to visit in Minca
This museum is full of history and stories, told by pictures and Shannon. She was a wealth of Minca history which
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  • Duration: 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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