Didem Doğan

Museum of the Revolution

After visiting Capitolium, we continue our journey to re-live the grandeur of the pre-revolution Cuba. We are in the Museum of the Revolution which used to be the Presidential Palace. Its construction took 7 years between 1923 and 1930, and its interior decoration was undertaken by Tiffany of New York. Today it is the Museum of the Revolution: the exhibition, starting on the top floor, of Cuban history, from the pre-revolutionary period to the revolution, the blood-stained uniforms Che Guevera used to wear, the tank at the square in front of the building, used by Castro, an example illustrating how the official history is written and exhibited…