Museo Naval del Caribe


In this place, the history of Cartagena de Indias will be staged in a didactic way from its first inhabitants (Carib Indians) history of navigation and the Colombian Navy.

Learn how the Spaniards managed to conquer the hardened natives after so many efforts.

In a historic building of almost 3,500 square meters, located in the walled city of Cartagena de Indias which is divided into two large wings: Colonial and Republican.

Colonial Wing: It was built in colonial times, it preserves intact the architectural structure with which it was built in the early seventeenth century to become the headquarters of the first school of the company of Jesus in America at the end of the eighteenth century.

The building served as the headquarters of the major hospital of San Carlos at the service of the Spanish army. After independence, it became the San Juan de Dios charity hospital.

Relive history as if you were aboard a galleon, in the bay of Cartagena with the Spanish Empire, Corsairs and Kalamarí, feel that port rebirth and know how Cartagena fought to rescue its splendor as the first port of the Caribbean Sea.

Republican wing: Name that is designated due to the neoclassical architectural design that was used in the modification of the room in the 20th century, to serve as a shelter for the first infantry battalion of the Colombian Navy.

Touring its facilities is moving to a time of great battles and embody great characters who led the independence of Colombia.

This museum has a very good atmosphere, each space covered takes you to the exact moment in which the events occurred. Those fascinated by the San Felipe de Barajas Castle and the walls of Cartagena de Indias will find in this place, materials with which they were built.

On the second floor the adventure continues, in front of the tower of seaworthy knowledge, you will find the entire crew, the freedom fleet, and you will meet the hero of the Caribbean Sea.

At the end of the tour, you can feel part of the crew, in the attractiveness of the submarine simulator, which is submerged in the Caribbean Sea.

What You Can Expect:

Round trip transfer to your accommodation or meeting point

Bilingual guide / bodyguard


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