Central Cuba Sights

Museo de Arte Colonial (Museum of Colonial Art)

  • Calle Plácido 74 Map It
  • Sancti Spíritus
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 08/26/2015

Fodor's Review

The meticulously restored mansion that now houses the Museum of Colonial Art 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.

Sight Information


Calle Plácido 74, Sancti Spíritus, Sancti Spíritus, 60100, Cuba

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Sight Details:

  • CUC$2; CUC$1 fee for photos
  • Tues.–Sat. 9–5, Sun. 8–noon

Published 08/26/2015


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