Landhuis Kenepa Plantation

Landhuis Kenepa Plantation, named for the fruit of the Kenepatree tree, was once the largest slave holding plantation on Curacao. In 1795, the slaves led a revolt that led to the abolition of slavery on the island.

What to Expect

Within the walls of Landhuis Kenepa Plantation visitors will not fine an antique furniture museum.

An important architectural feature of this yellow Dutch plantation home is that it forms a rectangular circuit made to keep the temperature of the house low.

Staying Close

Consider staying in a welcoming part of Curaçao if you plan on visiting Landhuis Kenepa Plantation, since travelers to this area of Curaçao will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. The area around this site remains relatively quiet, especially as there are so few places to stay nearby.

Hotels near Landhuis Kenepa Plantation
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Lodge Kura Hulanda & Beach Club Resort Curacao 2.4 mi. (0.7 km) NNW

Location and What's Nearby

When your stomach being to growl, you will be able to pick from a decent, but not overwhelming, number of dining options in the surrounding area. Landhuis Daniel, which has a menu full of Creole food, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also near Landhuis Kenepa Plantation you and your group will encounter options such as Watamula Restaurant and Kalki Beach Bar And Grill where you should try a bite of American food and enjoy the local foods and culture of Curaçao.


Operating Hours

Landhuis Kenepa Plantation is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.


It costs $2(USD) to tour the grounds and museum within the house.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (599-9) 864-0244

Location: Weg Naar Santa Cruz, Knip, Curacao


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