There are many museums in Curaçao. Some are somewhat bigger than the other and perhaps even more interesting. There are enough choices for everyone. Are you curious about our Afro-Curaçaon culture? Or are you curious about our Maritime museum? Do you want to know more about the history of Curaçao? We've created a list with various museums, that we find very interesting and that gives a good summary of Curaçao. Every local student had to visit at least 1 of these museums. Now you can discover our museums too and experience the island as a local!

KAS DI PAL'I MAISHI

Our tiny houses

Would you like to see how locals used to live?


Image credits: Kevin Hoogheem

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MUSEUM TULA

OUR HERO

Tula is one of the heroes in the history of Curaçao. In 1795 he had freed himself from slavery and ensured a slave revolution in Curaçao!


Image credits: Charles Hoffman

Discover museum Tula

KURA HULANDA

THE STORY OF THE SLAVES

At Kura Hulanda in Otrobanda, you can read, see and experience everything about the slave trade in Curaçao. Do you want to know how/wherefrom the culture of Curaçao originated? Then a visit to Kura Hulanda is a must!


Image credits: Jeroen van Luin

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THE HATO CAVES

The house of the Arawaks Indians.


Image credits: Jeroen van Luin

Discover the caves of Hato!

COUNTRY HOUSE GROOT SANTA MARTA

THE COUNTRY HOUSE

Discover the story of the 'Shon' (slave owner), the housewife and the slave girls. Allow yourself to be taken in the history of our beautiful island.

Discover the country house!

SYNAGOGUE MIKVE ISRAEL-EMANUEL

THE OLDEST SYNAGOGUE OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE!

Discover the oldest and continually used synagogue in Curaçao. Learn more about our history with the Jews and much more!


Image credits: Howard Lifshitz

Discover the synagogue!

DEN PARADERA

THE HERB GARDEN OF DINAH VEERIS

Discover more about Dinah Veeris!

FORT AMSTERDAM

THE GREATEST FORT OF CURAÇAO!

The Fort Amsterdam was built in 1634 by the Dutch West India Company (DWIC). Within this fort lays a lot of history about the Spanish-Dutch war. Are you curious about the fort and the history of the DWIC in Curaçao?


Image credits: Charles Hoffman

Discover the Fort Amsterdam!

THE CATHEDRAL OF PIETERMAAI

A ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

The cathedral of Pietermaai is located in Willemstad. It was built in 1870 and it has been part of the Unesco World Heritage since 1997.


Image credits: Arthur Kamminga

Discover the cathedral of Pietermaai!

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