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In Havana Opening of the Castillo de la Real Fuerza Museum
The Castillo de la Real Fuerza Museum opened its doors last June 6, at six o’clock in the aftenoon. This institution is especially dedicated to highlight the values of the fortress which is its most valuable piece. On a tour over the history of naval construction in Cuba and especially in Havana, from the 16th to the 19th century, the new museum has fourteen exhibition areas.

Among the purposes of this institution is the design of a socio-cultural project directed to different public groups, from the most general groups to the most specific ones. The community will also be an important target of the museum which will undertake actions for children and the elderly from the surrounding area.

Commemorations, conferences, videos, temporary exhibitions, courses and workshops, will make up the cultural program of this institution that is added to the system of museums from the Direction of Cultural heritage from the Office of the Historian of the City. The scientific investigation, on the other hand, will also occupy the time of its specialist who are in charge of the documentation and preservation of the pieces of the museum, as well as the study of themes related to the profile of the institution.


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