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5 historical museums in the Caribbean to visit in your lifetime

May 18, 2019 at 08:00 am | We Tour

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

May 18, 2019 at 08:00 am | We Tour

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The National Museum and Art Gallery – Trinidad and Tobago

The National Museum and Art Gallery is a breathtaking and magnificent museum in Trinidad and Tobago that has a lot of art, culture and history to offer visitors who can spend almost the whole day and still want to stay on to see more. From the paintings of some of the island’s most celebrated artists such as Michel-Jean Cazabon to a collection of over 10,000 artefacts and items categorized in 7 major galleries. The museum and art centre is one of the most visited places in the Caribbean. Built in 1892 as the Royal Victoria Institute, the 127-year-old building itself is a piece of art representing some of the rare Victorian-era style buildings that are in the country. The Museum also boasts of a section dedicated to the history of the island’s carnivals and festivals.

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