Fundación Naturaleza y El Hombre
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Fundación Naturaleza y El Hombre information
This fascinating museum displays artifacts from the 17,422km canoe trip from the Amazon source to the sea, led by Cuban intellectual and anthropologist Antonio Núñez Jiménez in 1987. Other exhibits in an astounding collection include one of Cuba's largest photography collections, books written by the prolific Núñez Jiménez, and the famous Fidel portrait by Guayasamín.
'The glass house' displays glass cases containing all kinds of intriguing ephemera from the founder's life. The museum is a foundation and one of Havana's most rewarding.