Willemstad is the largest city of the Antilles archipelago. This place is rich in both cultural and historical places of interest. The guests of the resort are usually amazed by the choice of museums and exhibition halls. It feels that visiting them all is simply impossible – the choice of themes is really wide. In order not to get lost in the choice of the cultural programs, it’s definitely worth mentioning the most popular and frequently visited museums of the city.
Curacao Museum is the biggest museum of Willemstad. It is located in a beautiful old building. Here you will find the collections of art by famous European painters. One of the halls is devoted to furniture. Here you will also find a unique collection of cards. After an entertaining excursion and viewing the museum’s collection it’s high time to take a walk on the park that surrounds this museum. Children will definitely like merry attractions located here.
Visit Marine museum and you will be able to make a ride on a ferryboat and watch a collection of artifacts devoted to marine thematic. Church Museum is known as the most popular cultural center connected with religious thematic. The museum exhibits a collection of ritual artifacts, jewelry and cards. Don’t forget to visit a picturesque Post Museum, where you will see most valuable collections of post stamps and other attributes of post work. Collectors will definitely want to see Numismatic Museum that stores a large collection of coins and precious gems.
When you visit all main sights of Willemstad, take an excursion to the city’s suburbs. Just one hour of driving from the city and you will reach Curacao Aquarium that features a large collection of marine fauna. You can also make a ride on a yacht here. West to the city is located Boca San Pedro beach – a traditionally most beloved place of rest of all tourists.