National Museum of Music

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National Museum of Music

National Museum of Music
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Built in 1905 for merchant Francisco Pons, the house became the residence of me Pérez de la Riva family up to 1936. In that year it was acquired by the Cuban government to install the Secretary of State. In 1981 it was restored to settle down the Music National Museum.

Its collections store folk instruments, scores of fundamental pieces of our country, music machines, etc. The facade is of stalls, imitating the Italian Renaissance. Their interiors were eclectic in styles, but maintaining the sobriety and the elegance characteristic of one of the best Havana residences in principles of the 20th century. It portraits the historical development of the Cuban music and its instruments from the 16th to 20th century. History of the Cuban and international music. Musical instruments. Works of art. Scores.

Type: Arts Cuba Museums.

Address:
Calle Capdevila No. 1 e/ Aguiar y Habana. La Habana Vieja. Ciudad de La Habana.

Open:
Tuesday to Saturday.

National Museum of Music, Havana, Cuba

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