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Museums

Fun Curacao Museums

Browse the astonishing array of Curacao museums and galleries -- a collection of traditional and contemporary art, history, religion, and much more from local and international artists. These fascinating museums include:

Curaçao Museum

The foundation “The Curaçao Museum” was established on February 23rd in 1946 by dr. Christiaan J.H. Engels and his father-in-law Rudolph Boskaljon. The museum’s goal was to show the visitors a view...

Den Paradera

In 1981 Dinah Veeris started her research for healing herbs and traditions by interviewing the older people to recover and preserve the secret knowledge of the former generations. She studied at the California...

Kas Di Pali Mashi

Kas di Pal'I Maishi is a traditional adobe house with a latched roof built about 130 years ago. It illustrates the way the Afro-Curaçaoan rural population of Curaçao lived till about 1950. The method...

Kura Hulanda Museum

The forced relocation of Africans from Africa to the Americas and the Caribbean by Europeans from the 17th to the 19th centuries, changed the face of the world forever. Museum Kura Hulanda is situated...

Landhuis Bloemhof

Landhuis Bloemhof is located on one of the smaller plantations of the island. The main building (1735) is now a vibrant meeting place for art lovers. Exhibitions, lectures and creative workshops are ongoing...

Landhuis Groot Santa Martha

One of the oldest and largest villas on Curacao was built in at the ens of the 17th century. There used to be a plantation here of 554 hectares. Until the beginning of the 19th century it was a sugar...

Maritime Museum

Curaçao owes its existence to the sea. Its strategic location and natural harbor made it a major seafaring and commercial center from early in its history. The museums interior harmoniously embraces the...

Mikve Israel Emanuelsynagogue & Jewish Museum

The oldest synagogue building in continuous use in the Western Hemisphere.

In 1970 a Jewish Cultural Museum was established adjacent to the synagogue. There we have set up a display of many interesting...

Mongui Maduro Library

To enter the plantation house of "Rooi Catootje" is to step into a world where time stands still; where it is impossible not to be overwhelmed by a sense of history. From a very early age, Mr....

Museo Tula

Museo Tula, situated at Kenepa, accentuates the African / Curacaoan heritage.
The services of the museum include:

- a craft shop with touristic articles of the coop of women of the area;
- a Creole-Caribbean-African...

National Archaelogical Antropological Museum

The National Archaeological Anthropological Museum Foundation was established in March 1998. The National Museum, as it is popularly known, directly evolved from a Netherlands Antilles governmental department...

Numismatic Museum

The Museum Exhibition illustrates the evolution of the Antillean currency, advancing from barter deals, to the use of coins from different countries, and finally, to the issuance of national currency for...

Octagon Museum

The Octagon on the shores of the Avila Beach Hotel ,a fascinating historical experience awaits you. Relive the past as you visit the Simin Bolivar Museum and the exposition dedicated to the life and accomplishments...

Savonet Museum

Savonet Museum is  the newest Museum of Curaçao!  This Museum is a unique concept located at the heart of the Christoffelpark, the largest nature reserve on the island. Established in the former...

The Fort Church Museum

The Fortchurch is the oldest church on the island (1769), a monument within the Fort Amsterdam walls.

The solid mahogany Governor's bench and the solid mahogany pulpit date back to 1769. The museum houses...