Best Museum in Cuba
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Cuba team
The Casa del Che Cultural Center in La Cabaña is located in the first house that Che Guevara occupied in 1959, when Fidel Castro ordered him to move towards Santa Clara and occupy the area of La Cabaña in Havana, being the first place where Che sleeps on his arrival in Havana.
Admire the Guasch Palace and visit its interesting natural science museum as you pass through Pinar del Río. The Sandalio de Noda Natural Science Museum is installed in the Guasch Palace and is a mandatory stop for any visitor who is passing through the city of Pinar del Río, Cuba.
The Colonial Art Museum is housed in the oldest building in Old Havana, the Palace of the Counts of Casa Bayona, a mansion rebuilt in 1720 by the governor of Cuba Don Luis Chachón, which highlights its beautiful courtyard Classic and precious wood paneling. This palace enjoys an enviable location in front of the Cathedral of San Cristobal de La Habana.
The military fortress Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, also known as “Castillo del Morro”, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 for its great historical and architectural value. Formerly it was known as the Piracy Museum, but it changed its name to adapt to the new contents of the museum more general and related to the environment in which it is located in Santiago de Cuba.
The National Capitol of Cuba is one of the most emblematic buildings in the city of Havana. This majestic building, located in Centro Habana, is similar to the Washington D.C Capitol, but one meter higher, one meter wider, one meter longer and much richer in detail.
The National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba is an exciting art museum that is housed in two buildings located next to the famous Paseo de Martí, in the center of Havana. It aims to restore, preserve and promote the works that are part of the plastic heritage of Cuba and is equipped with 24 rooms where old art collections are exhibited, art rooms dedicated to teachers of all times and rooms with temporary exhibitions.
The Museum of the Revolution is housed in the former Presidential Palace, built between 1913 and 1920 and used by several presidents of Cuba, of which the last was Fulgencio Batista. The famous New York Tiffany’s decorated its interior.
The Castle of the Three Holy Kings of Morro was erected between 1589 and 1630 with the purpose of protecting the entrance to the port of Havana from pirates and invaders. This fortress is perched on a rocky ledge, known as El Morro, over the Atlantic Ocean. The field master Juan de Texeda, and the military engineer Batista Antonelli were in charge of designing it by order of the king of Spain.
The Castle of San Salvador de La Punta stands on the Port of Havana, forming part of the defensive system formed by the four fortresses that defend the Bay of Havana. It was designed by Italian military engineer Giovanni Bautista Antonelli and was built between 1589 and 1600.
Explore Seville at your own pace with a 24-hour ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Marvel at the mix of Christian and Islamic monuments, such as the Torre del Oro, enjoy 2 free walking tours, and access to some of the city’s attractions.
Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.
Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places
Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others
Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section
My Guide Cuba is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.