The best museums in Venezuela in December 2023

These are the top 50 best museums in Venezuela, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Venezuela? These are the best ones:

  1. National Panthenon1

    National Panthenon

    The National Pantheon of Venezuela is a significant historical site that houses the remains of notable figures from Venezuelan history. It was originally located in the Altagracia parish of Caracas, on the site of the Church of the Holy Trinity, which was built in 1744 and inaugurated in 1780. The church was destroyed in 1812 by an earthquake that affected the city of Caracas. The Pantheon was inaugurated on October 28, 1875, and the first figures to be interred there were Francisco Rodríguez del Toro e Ibarra, Ezequiel Zamora, José Gregorio Monagas, Manuel Ezequiel Bruzual, and Juan Crisóstomo Falcón.
  2. Caricuao Zoo2

    Caricuao Zoo

    The Caricuao Zoo is divided into seven different environments, each housing different animal species in habitats designed to mimic their natural environments. This design allows visitors to observe the animals in settings that closely resemble their natural habitats, providing a more authentic and educational experience.
  3. El Pinar Zoo3

    El Pinar Zoo

    El Parque Zoológico El Pinar holds the distinction of being the first zoo in Caracas. It was inaugurated on August 13, 1945, under the presidency of Isaías Medina Angarita. This historical significance adds to the charm of the zoo, making it a notable destination for tourists interested in the city's history and wildlife.
  4. La Guaricha Zoo4

    La Guaricha Zoo

    La Guaricha Zoo, located less than 400 meters above sea level from the center of Maturin, Venezuela, is an urban zoo that houses a variety of species native to the region and the rest of Venezuela. This makes it a unique destination for those interested in wildlife, offering a chance to see a diverse range of animals in a city setting.
  5. Museum of Fine Arts5

    Museum of Fine Arts

    The Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (MBA) is a museum for ancient and modern sculpture located in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. It is a significant cultural institution that showcases a wide range of artworks, making it a worthwhile destination for art enthusiasts visiting the city.
  6. Birthplace of Simón Bolívar6

    Birthplace of Simón Bolívar

    The birthplace of Simón Bolívar, also known as the House of the Liberator, is a significant historical site located in Caracas. It is situated between the corners of San Jacinto and Traposos in the Cathedral Parish. This location is easily accessible and offers a glimpse into the early life of one of South America's most influential figures.
  7. Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art7

    Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art

    The Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas or MACC, is situated in the Parque Central Complex in Caracas, Venezuela. This location is easily accessible and offers a variety of other attractions in the vicinity, making it a convenient stop for tourists exploring the city.
  8. Natural Science Museum8

    Natural Science Museum

    The Museo de Ciencias de Caracas is a science museum situated in Parque Los Caobos in the capital city of Venezuela, Caracas. This location offers visitors the opportunity to explore the museum's exhibits while also enjoying the surrounding park.
  9. National Art Gallery9

    National Art Gallery

    The National Art Gallery (GAN) in Caracas is an art museum that focuses on the exhibition and preservation of Venezuelan works. It is a significant cultural institution in the city, dedicated to showcasing the rich artistic heritage of the country. Visitors can expect to see a wide range of art forms, from paintings and sculptures to ceramics and textiles, all originating from Venezuela.
  10. Museum of Sacred Art10

    Museum of Sacred Art

    The Sacred Museum, managed by the Archdiocese of Caracas, is a cultural institution with a rich history. Its headquarters, which dates back to 1673, was declared a National Historic Monument in 1981. The museum opened its doors to the public in 1993, offering visitors a glimpse into the religious history of the region.
  11. Museo Carlos Cruz Díez11

    Museo Carlos Cruz Díez

    The Museo de la Estampa y del Diseño Carlos Cruz Diez, also known as Cruz Diez, is a museum located in the heart of Caracas, Venezuela. It is situated in the Paseo Vargas of the Bolívar avenue, making it easily accessible for tourists visiting the city.
  12. Parque Zoológico los Chorros de Milla12

    Parque Zoológico los Chorros de Milla

    Chorros de Milla
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  14. Coro Synagogue14

    Coro Synagogue

    La sinagoga de Coro, located in Coro, Estado Falcón, Venezuela, holds the distinction of being the oldest synagogue in Latin America. Its proximity to the Caribbean Sea and the Dutch island of Curaçao adds to its historical and geographical significance.
  15. Museo del Transporte15

    Museo del Transporte

  16. Museo de Barquisimeto16

    Museo de Barquisimeto

    The Museo de Barquisimeto is situated in the historic center of Barquisimeto, Venezuela. This location makes it easily accessible for tourists who are exploring the city. The museum's location in the heart of the city also means it is surrounded by other historical and cultural sites, providing a rich context for the museum's exhibits.
  17. Museo del Táchira17

    Museo del Táchira

    Barrio El Lobo
    The Museo del Táchira is the primary museum of the Táchira state, situated in the Hacienda Paramillo on Avenida Universidad in the capital city, San Cristóbal. This museum is a significant cultural and historical hub of the region, preserving and showcasing the archaeological, anthropological, historical, and cultural heritage of the area.
  18. Casa Natal de Andrés Eloy Blanco18

    Casa Natal de Andrés Eloy Blanco

  19. Museo de Arte Valencia19

    Museo de Arte Valencia

    The Museo de Arte Valencia (MUVA) is a state-owned museum situated in the city of Valencia, Venezuela. This museum is a significant cultural institution in the region, offering visitors a chance to explore and appreciate the rich artistic heritage of the area.
  20. Museo Histórico General Rafael Urdaneta20

    Museo Histórico General Rafael Urdaneta

    Municipio Maracaibo
  21. Ingenio Bolívar21

    Ingenio Bolívar

    Ingenio Bolívar
    El Ingenio Bolívar, also known as the Sugar Cane Museum, is a historical monument that serves as a testament to Venezuela's rich history. Located in San Mateo, Municipio Bolívar of the Aragua State, this site was once a sugar factory and hacienda. Today, it stands as a museum, offering visitors a glimpse into the country's past and the significant role that sugar production played in its economy.
  22. Casa Museo General en Jefe Santiago Mariño22

    Casa Museo General en Jefe Santiago Mariño

    El Valle del Espíritu Santo
  23. Museo Casa de los Celis23

    Museo Casa de los Celis

    The Museo Casa de los Celis is a historic colonial building situated in the Historic Center of Valencia, Venezuela. It is one of the city's most traditional buildings and a prime example of the nation's colonial architecture. The museum is a testament to the rich history and architectural prowess of the colonial era, making it a significant site for tourists interested in history and architecture.
  24. Star House24

    Star House

    The Star House Museum, or El Museo Casa de La Estrella, is one of the oldest houses in Valencia, Venezuela. It holds immense historical value for the city and the country due to the various events it has been involved in and the different roles it has assumed since its construction. The house has been a hospital, a congress center, a school, and now serves as a museum and library.
  25. Museo Alberto Arvelo Torrealba25

    Museo Alberto Arvelo Torrealba

    Municipio Barinas
    The Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Museum is a significant landmark in the city of Barinas, Venezuela. It is situated in the House of the Pulido, a historical site where a dance was held in honor of Simón Bolívar in 1813. This location adds a layer of historical significance to the museum, making it a point of interest for tourists interested in the history of Venezuela.
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    Museo de Arte Colonial de Mérida

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    Museo de los Llanos

    Municipio Barinas
    The Museo de los Llanos (MULLA) is a state-owned museum situated in the city of Barinas, Venezuela. It provides an opportunity for visitors to explore the rich cultural heritage of the Venezuelan plains region.
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    Museo de Arte Popular Salvador Valero

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    Museo Jacobo Borges

    The Jacobo Borges Museum is situated in the western part of Caracas, nestled within the beautiful grounds of the Alí Primera Park. This location not only provides a serene environment for the museum but also offers visitors the opportunity to explore the park and enjoy its natural beauty.
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    Museo Nacional de Arquitectura

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    Museo Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho

    The Museo Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho, located in Cumana, Venezuela, is dedicated to showcasing the life and work of Antonio José de Sucre, a significant Venezuelan military figure. The museum promotes and disseminates all aspects related to Sucre, providing a comprehensive understanding of his contributions.
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    Museo Histórico de Carúpano

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    Bellas Artes Theater & Art Center

    Municipio Maracaibo
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    Museo Arquidiocesano Obispo Lasso

    Municipio Maracaibo
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    Museo Histórico de la Guardia Nacional de Venezuela

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    Centro de Artes Vivas "Alexis Mujica"

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    Museo Alejandro Otero

    The Alejandro Otero Museum (MAO), also known as the Alejandro Otero Visual Arts Museum (MAVAO), is a cultural center located in the La Rinconada Cultural Complex in Caracas, Venezuela. This center includes a contemporary art museum, a square, gardens, and an amphitheater. It is conveniently located near the entrance to the La Rinconada Racecourse, in the Coche Parish, south of the Libertador Municipality in the Capital District west of the city.
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    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia

    Municipio Maracaibo
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    Museo Pueblos de Margarita

    Juan Griego
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    Dimitrius Demu Museum

    The Dimitrios Demu Museum is a cultural institution situated in the city of Lechería, within the Anzoátegui state of Venezuela. This location makes it easily accessible for tourists visiting the region, offering them an opportunity to explore the works of the Greco-Roman Venezuelan artist Dimitrios Demu.
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    Museo Antropológico de Quíbor Francisco Tamayo

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    Culture Museum

    San Blas
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    Palacio del Marqués de las Riberas de Boconó y Masparro

    Municipio Barinas
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    Casa de Nuestra América José Martí

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    Casa del Cable

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    Casa de la Cultura Napoleón Sebastián Arteaga

    Municipio Barinas
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    Museo de Astronomia a Ciencias Espaciales (MACE)

    San Rafael de Mucuchíes
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    Museo Uyapari

    Barrancas del Orinoco
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    Casa Escalante de Santa Ana. Patrimonio Nacional

    Santa Ana del Táchira
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    Fundación Museo Histórico Clarines


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