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Address: Kaya van de Ree#7 Sabana, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Houses exhibits on the Caiquetio Indians as well as more recent art,...

Houses exhibits on the Caiquetio Indians as well as more recent art, artifacts and household items.

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Impressive small museum that probably was built on a shoe string'

Charlotte and I rented a car to visit Washington Park. After the drive over the hill thru the tiny town of Rincon we found the park was closed. TAKE MY ADVICE, CALL THE PARK... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
UNCLEJ2XS
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Erwin, Tennessee
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Erwin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charlotte and I rented a car to visit Washington Park. After the drive over the hill thru the tiny town of Rincon we found the park was closed. TAKE MY ADVICE, CALL THE PARK BEFORE YOU MAKE THE DRIVE. Do not rely on the front desk or rent-a-car personnel. However the museum was open. It was free, with interesting exhibit,... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was an unorganized but interesting museum in Bonaire. Only things to look at and in no specific order in each room. A lot of items to look at but very cluttered and no references to the objects,

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Thank DSWright
Kralendijk, Bonaire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a beautiful museum, everyone should visit it. Gives you an insight in the history of the Caribbean.

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Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Went to Rincon and environs two different days to do some site seeing and decided to stop in at this museum ...never once was it open. The 2 occasions I went were before 12 noon and after 10 am. What I must add also is I think the road leading to this museum should be properly paved as the road... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

we looked for this while walking around the town. Finally asked one of the ladies in the tourist kiosk and she said it had been closed for a long time.

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Thank Nick D
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

So glad we had a chance to visit this small but very interesting museum. Lots of visuals and the timeline was impressive. At entrance to park. If you go through park, take short route and prepare for a bumpy, bumpy ride. If snorkeling or scuba diving, beaches are almost nonexistent but underwater sights are awesome?

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Thank JESB43
San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

I loved this cozy small museum that explains the history of Bonaire. Very impressive museum that sits at the entrance of the National Marine Park.

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Gainesville
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

We followed the signs for the museum, and saw a house that looked right but the gates were locked. Nothing saying "museum" on it. We asked nearby and were told that it had closed 2 years ago (it is now 2014). So, whatever the recent reviews are talking about, it wasn't the museum at this address.

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South Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

We visited a unique world when we entered the gate at Ms. Yenny's home and museum. She has been a costumer for the Mardi Gras celebrations for years and you will see her art and that influence everywhere. She has created walk through yard with mannequins and things the sea has rejected. Also in her "yard" are 7 pink flamingos... More 

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Wills Point, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

WE walked all over town one morning looking for the museum.. Its moved and nobody knows where . We tried several locations where it "might be" but alas. No one seems to know where it is anymore! Weird.

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