Museo de la Revolución
The Amazing Story of the Cuban Revolution Comes Alive in Comprehensive Tour.
Formerly the Executive Mansion and Presidential residence of Presidents of the Republic, the Museo de la Revolucion is a luxurious building now housing artifacts from the Cuban revolution which gained complete control of the island after several years of armed struggle.
Inside, the eclectic elegant surroundings are reminiscent of The Museum of the Revolution at the Palace of Versailles in France. More than thirty marbled rooms filled with the actual clothing, letters, original photographs and more reveal epic battles and the personal struggles of the legendary men of the Cuban revolution.
Original weapons and personal effects of such leaders as Ché Guevara, the famous Argentinean guerrilla fighter are within the walls of the museum, shown to you by qualified guides who speak several languages.
Inside the Granma Pavillion is the famous pleasure craft, which transported Fidel Castro, Che and a total of eighty revolutionary fighters from Mexico in 1956.
Cars, planes and war machines riddles with bullet holes litter the grounds which face the famous Bellas Artes Museum of Fine Art.
Venture into time at the Museo de la Revolución, opened from Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 am- 5:00 p.m.
Claudia E. García