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historical place

well worth a visit. a large collection of important artifacts and paintings dating back to 18th... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
Interesting history

Guided tour provided by college students. Captivating and interactive story telling by getting... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
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Jul 16, 2018
“historical place”
May 29, 2017
“a good historical site”
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entre las esquinas de Traposos a San Jacinto, a un lado de la Casa Natal de Bolivar en la Parroquia Catedral del centro de Caracas., Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

An interesting museum devoted to aspects of the life of Simon Bolivar. I found the exhibit on the exhumation of his remains to be quite disturbing.

1  Thank KGB777
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

First of all, the Museo is NOT the Casa Natal. And the Museo is a mishmash, only mildly interesting, and, well, that's about all there is to say. It is certainly worth a visit because it is free, but even more importantly because it's fascinating...More

3  Thank rhettbudapest
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

well worth a visit. a large collection of important artifacts and paintings dating back to 18th century. Very interesting and a must on any guided tour in Caracas.

Thank 548michaelc
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you are in town, you could visit this small house of Bolivar at el centro and learn the history. It doesn't take long to finish the tour and listen to the tour guide to tell you the history. However, be careful and be safe...More

Thank Monicsk
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Guided tour provided by college students. Captivating and interactive story telling by getting visitors to participate by asking questions. I learned quite a bit about Simon Bolivar's last days. Small museum. Can get quite hot since there is no A.C.

Thank 628m_nicam
Reviewed 1 February 2017

In downtown Caracas almost everything is ugly except for this place. The set up is good, the art is good and the building is in great conditions.

Thank Jocelyn L
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lots of history in this place. Luckily my friend was a local and was showing me around as the exhibits where in Spanish. I still found the museum very interesting and with Bolivar's house next door you can visit both quite easily. As with most...More

Thank St_matty
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The surroundings places are really dangerous... as a Venezuelan, I do not recommend to go. Be careful

Thank Astrid A
Reviewed 7 March 2016

To those history lovers, this is a place to see. Many of the artifacts used by Simon Bolivar are at this museum. Not only it is a great place to see for the items inside of it, but it is next to his house which...More

Thank JimDiazG
Reviewed 10 February 2016

nice to see a part of the culture all in one place. I like when museums help you to save your time and at the same time get you familiar with local culture and local heros like Simon Bolivar.

Thank Riesutux
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A few interesting exhibits in here. No English translations which didn't really bother me but which would put off some tourists to whom this place aimed.

Thank AimlessTraveller22
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I visited the house back in 2011, and there is some great pieces of history here, the house isn't too big, or commercial. The only down side is due to lack of Tourism in Caracas, there isn't a single word written in English here. Either...More

Thank Lee_Can08
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