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Casa De La Obrapia

Calle Obrapia 158 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8613097
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Courtyard

While strolling the streets of old Havana, pop into this museum with a lovely courtyard. One room... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Miotoni
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Nairobi, Kenya
via mobile
Quick detour

I only went because it's one of my '1,001 buildings to see before you die', but I was underwhelmed... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Adam S
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good55%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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3 May 2017
“Courtyard”
3 Apr 2017
“Quick detour”
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Calle Obrapia 158 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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+53 7 8613097
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

While strolling the streets of old Havana, pop into this museum with a lovely courtyard. One room is reserved as a classroom for primary school students. Worth requesting a guide. No charge.

Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I only went because it's one of my '1,001 buildings to see before you die', but I was underwhelmed. The House of Charitable Works dates back to the 17th century and was a large colonial house. It has a pleasant courtyard and reasonably impressive rooms...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Don't know if this is an exact translation but the house belonged to a rich man who took in four orphans and fed and taught them till maturity before finding four more. This is an interesting house with lots of antiques representing a rich Spanish...More

1  Thank SCOTTYHalifax
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Beautiful building and then two doors down the next building is in a terrible state but what a fascinating place I would go back again

Thank mia21Oxted
Reviewed 29 January 2015

The former home of a rich man who gathered money for the homeless while keeping slaves in his home. It was free to see and a lady was so kind as to give us guided tour of the premises. Much of it restored so you...More

Thank LPHDK
Reviewed 27 August 2008

The museum is little but very interesting. Fragrances are hand produced on site. I loved how the fragrances are bottled in containers reminiscent of the style of the museum and, for that matter, historic Havana. I purchased 3 of them, four years ago, and I...More

Thank SmileyMari
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chicagocamille
3 May 2017|
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Response from SCOTTYHalifax | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of hours but I am sure it will be open at that time.
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Nancy C
15 March 2017|
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Response from SCOTTYHalifax | Reviewed this property |
Casa de Obrapia... does not have rooms for rent. It is a Museum. Sorry.
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