Curacao Museum

Photo Credit: © Christine Davis CC

The Curacao Museum is fittingly located in a colonial-style building in Western Otrobanda. Inside, visitors will find exhibits that touch on the geological history of the island, pre-Colombian artifacts, details about the time after the abolition of slavery, antiques, paintings, and a display of the traditional plantation kitchen. Two of the prized pieces of the museums collection is the carillon with 47 bells, and the cockpit of the first KLM plane to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This is a great place to learn about life on Curacao through the ages.

This museum provides visitors an unequaled look about how the country's people regard the topic at hand. As with many museums, Curacao Museum is home to several standard exhibitions, consisting of the exhibits which continually bring new guests in.

Staying Close

Curacao Museum is located in Willemstad, ensuring visitors to this area of Curaçao will have the benefit of easy access to this museum throughout their trip. If you'd like to find a place within easy reach of Curacao Museum, you'll enjoy a fair number of lodging options close-by.

Hotels near Curacao Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Poppy Hostel Hostel -- --
Holiday Beach Hotel and Casino Resort -- --
Veneto Casino and Holiday Beach Resort Resort -- --
Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village & Spa Resort -- --
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino Hotel -- --
Renaissance Curacao Resort Resort -- --
San Marco Hotel and Casino Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

If you find yourself hungry after spending time in the museum, no problem -- there is a broad selection of dining options within traveling distance. Surindo Restaurant (Chelsea's) is an ideal locale to have a bite to eat on your way to your day at the museum, and will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Jacob's Bar and Terrace and Museum Kura Hulanda Restaurant are additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities where visitors will be able to enjoy the local cuisine in Curaçao.


Operating Hours

Hours Monday through Friday are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Saturdays they are closed.


Admission price for an adult is $3(USD).

Contact Information

Phone Number: 599/9-462-3873

Location: Willemstad, Curacao




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