Museo del Caribe, Barranquilla

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Visit the first regional museum in the country at Museo del Caribe, a hub of culture and education in Caribbean Culture Park. Exhibits include displays of the area’s natural landscape and about Gabriel Garcia Marquez, an author and recipient of the 1982 Nobel Peace Prize for Literature. Do not miss the audio exhibits of indigenous peoples around Columbia, where you can listen to their various dialects. Be aware that the attraction does not offer English explanations on the exhibits, nor does it offer English audio guides. To visit Museo del Caribe and other attractions in Barranquilla, use our Barranquilla visit planner.
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  • A decent way to spend a couple of hours. Some interesting exhibits, especially the dance one. Can learn a good a bit about Caribbean culture.  more »
  • This once this museum was great place made us proud, today it is in financial difficulties that make its program unpredictable. A few tourists that have gone there, have found the doors closed. So...  more »
  • A great place to be during the carnival! Also, for locals to hang out.
  • What a nice experience. Loved the culture.
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