Museums in Camaguey.


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Birth Home of Ignacio AgramonteBirth Home of Ignacio Agramonte Camaguey Cuba

One of the most illustrious sons of the CamagŁey province has left to history his endless fight for the liberation of Cuba from Spanish rule. That is proven by the documents, testimonies, and numerous belongings of the family that resided in the very well-preserved house since 1828 or before. The house, located in the center of the city, became a museum in 1973.
Address: Avenida Ignacio Agramonte # 59, CamagŁey

 

Birth home of Nicolas GuillenBirth home of Nicolas Guillen Camaguey Cuba

 

The Casa Natal de Nicolas Guillen preserves the birthplace of Nicolas Guillen, another revered son of Camaguey. Guillen was a well-respected and celebrated poet, not only in his native land, but throughout all of Latin America as well. Personal items and numerous copies of his poems are on display at this museum. Located at Calle Hermanos Aguero 58 (2 blocks wouth of the Plaza de los Trabajadores, the museum is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Price of admission is FREE.
 

The Museo Provincial General Ignacio Agramonte

 

The Museo Provincial General Ignacio Agramonte is a multi-purpose museum that houses collections ranging from archeological items to the fine arts. The museum's holdings also include a natural history collection that feature the flora and fauna of Cuba. The majority of items in this museum, however, center on the fine arts, focusing on local and regional pieces ranging from the early 19th century to modern works. The msueum, located at Avenida de los Martires 2, is open Monday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Price of admission is $2 for adults, and children under the age of 12 are free.


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