Havana, Cuba Has Many Amazing Museums in Store

Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba. Photo by Florian Wehde on Unsplash

Spanish architecture, classic American cars, and tropical climate are a part of Havana’s charm, but did you know its museums are also top of the line? If you want to explore Cuba’s history, art, and culture, here are some of the best museums you should check out during your visit.

Museum of the Revolution

The Cuban Revolution is one of the most significant periods in the history of this country, and this museum looks back on its legacy. It’s located inside a former presidential palace, and hosts exhibitions exploring the revolutionary war during the ’50s. Fidel Castro’s boat is one of the most notable artifacts displayed at the museum.

National Museum of Fine Arts

If you want to explore Cuba’s art scene while in Havana, this museum should be one of the first places on your bucket list. It features an impressive collection of Cuban art from colonial times to the modern day, including works by René Portocarrero and Wifredo Lam.

Finca Vigía

Finca Vigía was once the home of the famed American author Ernest Hemingway, and it was later turned into a museum dedicated to his life and legacy. It now offers guided tours offering a look at some of his personal items, ranging from books to shotguns and hunting trophies.