Central Cuba Sights


Museo de Arte Colonial (Museum of Colonial Art)

Museo de Arte Colonial (Museum of Colonial Art) Review

The meticulously restored mansion that now houses the Museo de Arte Colonial was long the property of the Valle Iznaga family, who owned sugar plantations, processing plants, a railroad, and a port, among other things. Dating from 1744, it's furnished with antiques from several centuries, most of which belonged to the Valle Iznagas, so the house appears much as it might have for a party a century ago—the music room is full of instruments, the dining room is set for a banquet, and the kitchen is ready for the cooking to begin.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Plácido 74, Sancti Spíritus, Sancti Spíritus
  • Phone: 41/32–5455
  • Cost: 2 cuc; 1-cuc fee for photos
  • Hours: Tues., Wed., Fri. 9–5, Thurs. and Sat. 2–10
  • Location: Sancti Spíritus

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