National Museum of Natural History, in the heart of the Old Havana

Thanks to its privileged location, in the Plaza de Armas, in the Old Havana, this institution inherited a Cuban tradition of the 18th century. It is characterized by an historical environment and an intense cultural and tourism life.

The restaurant El Mirador de la Bahia is one of the most visited areas in the museum. Place at the top of the building, with a direct access to the ground floor, it gives a view of the beautiful panorama of the harbor and the Old Havana, while tasting an exquisite fast food.

It opens Mondays through Sundays from 10:00 to 24:00. Reservations on the telephone number (537) 861 3652.

The National Museum of Natural History present four exhibition: Inside the Museum; mammals, birds and reptiles from other parts of the world; History of the Earth, Cuban Life and Nature; beside an area of transitory exhibitions, the Almiquí show room, and the Colibrí games room.

The representation of mammals, exotic birds and reptiles is an unforgettable experience, in an illuminated ambiance, with the natural sound of the animals. It is also attractive the form it is explained the origin of our planet, its dynamic and the fascinating adventure of life evolution.

To those interested in knowing about the Cuba nature, it shows minerals and fossils of already extinguished plants and animals that once inhabited the Caribbean. It also has an ample representation of original animals from the Island.

The Aboriginal World shop – cafeteria placed on the ground floor offers snacks and drinks, books and souvenirs in an ambiance resembling the life of the first inhabitants of Cuba.

Address: 61 Obispo, between Oficios and Baratillo.
Telephone: (537) 863-9361.
Open Tuesdays through Fridays 9:30 - 17:00; Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30 17:30. Entrance for Adults and children over 12 years old : 3.00 CUC.
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