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Curacao Museum

Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 3873
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Interesting stop..Very nice inside.. decorated like from back in the day...large planks of mahogany... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TropicalSunBeam
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nice if you do not have other things to do.

Several peices of period furniture, housewares, art work, etc. Was surprised to find that this... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Karen D
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Houses an extensive antique furniture collection and paintings by local artists.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good47%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting stop..Very nice inside.. decorated like from back in the day...large planks of mahogany wood on the floors.. must;ve been quite a rich family that once lived here..Very old organ.. with the bells on the outside of the house...Nice stop...

Thank TropicalSunBeam
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Several peices of period furniture, housewares, art work, etc. Was surprised to find that this building is not air conditioned in order to protect the items. Many of the metal peices are rather rusted. We only had an hour before closing and so rushed through...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Nice place to get a glimpse of furnishings and life from the 1700s/1800s. Nothing really surprising though. The airplane cockpit for the first KLM transatlantic flight was cool.

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We spent an hour or so roaming through the exhibits and enjoyed our visit. It's a self guided tour and we could roam at our own pace with an information sheet. A staff member even offered us a drive to the shopping district in Willemstad...More

Thank Karen0423
Reviewed 19 February 2017

History gets passed over, the building is a project of deferred maintence but a nice visit will give a glimpse into a fine example of local art in the basement area of the building. Provocative as it tackles the Oil Business in the Island. Wish...More

Thank ChristineC813
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Small but offers a good feel for the landhuis history of the island....lovely room settings of historic mahogany furniture. Also interesting galleries of local art, mostly self-taught but representational of the island. For both aviation enthusiasts, and even those of us who just fly as...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The history of this museum is that it was local people who helped to make it a reality. As a result, the whole feeling of the place and its collections is one of heart and soul. For a truly inspired since of Curacao, this is...More

Thank phatREADS
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I was about to write this place off when I found this gem in one of the outbuildings. It's the front portion of the original plane that was the first one that made a flight from Europe to Curacao in 1933. Known as The Ship,...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The antiques and artifacts are great to view. You pay a meager 10 dollars US to enter. There is no guided tour which disappointed me thus no good explanation about the island and its history. The laminated handout gave basic information. You can walk through...More

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a quick visit but a nice one for a little history. I just did not like the minimal lighting at the lower level.

Thank Alvin C
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