Currently under restoration Kura Hulanda is a unique neighborhood formerly operating as ‘Hotel Kura Hulanda’.
It will be restored to a small village including a hotel, bars & restaurants and a lively residential area.
The cobblestone pathways wind through the meticulously 18th and 19th century Dutch Colonial Caribbean buildings around several glorious courtyards. The name derives from Papiamentu,
Curacao's native tongue, and means ‘Dutch courtyard’.
Located in downtown Willemstad, the property is part of UNESCO,
preserving the historical aspect of the buildings and Curacao.
The Museum is still open to the public and is an anthropological museum that focuses on the predominant cultures of Curacao. It offers a world-class chronicle of the Origin of Man, the African slave trade,
West African Empires, Mesopotamian relics and Antillean art.
With the historic value in the back of their minds a group of local investors are renovating the area to a lively neighborhood. Open to the public as well as hotel guests and residents. A variety of restaurants, bars and squares Kura Hulanda will host a mixed group of people enjoying city life in a cultural ambiance.
Arranged in four zones, the village will locate a hotel, bars & restaurants, commercial (shops) and a residential area.
Kura Hulanda is living in a safe and closed environment enjoying entertainment and tranquility in a unique area.
Click on the ‘ZONES’ button and see the lay out of Kura Hulanda.
Museum Kurá Hulanda is an anthropological museum that focuses on the predominant cultures of Curacao. It offers a world-class chronicle of the Origin of Man, the African slave trade, West African Empires, Mesopotamian relics and Antillean art.
When you visit the museum the receptionist at the entrance will give you a map of the museum and will show you how to guide your walk through the museum. She will offer general information about the museum and can inform you about all the various items that are on sale in the Museum Shop.
For tours you can call the museum and appointments can be made so a guide (Papiaments, Dutch, English and Spanish speaking) can tour your group through the museum.)
For journalists a special press folder is available which includes several photographs of exhibit items.
For school children in need of some extra information for study purposes, a special information kit is available. All this will be sent via electronic mail.
At the entrance of the museum, the Museum Shop sells various items, various postcards of impressive collection items, a collection of African art - wooden masks and sculptures from shona stone, paintings and books.
Monday till Saturday 8:00 till 16:00
Sundays 9:00 till 14:00
Adults: NAf 18 / US$ 10
Senior Citizens and Children (up to age 12): NAf 12.50 / US$ 7
Students: NAf 14.25 / US$ 8
For more information please call.
+599 9 462 9737