Museum sights in Curaçao
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Since 1651 the oldest continuously operating Jewish congregation in the western hemisphere has attended the Mikvé Israel Emanuel Synagogue. You can visit the synagogue and its sand-covered floors as well as the adjacent Jewish Cultural Historical Museum. Items from the long history of the congregation are displayed; the building dates to 1732.
One of the best museums in the Caribbean, Museum Kura Hulanda is part of the sensational hotel of the same name and is inside 19th-century slave quarters. Thoroughly engaging exhibits document the slave trade from West Africa to the Americas, along with sections on voodoo, Mesopotamia and the origin of mankind.