Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi, Barranquilla

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Military Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Explore the rich carnival history of Baranquilla at Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi, a museum dedicated to displaying masks and other carnival memorabilia as a celebration and study of the tradition. A large collection of photographs and moving images on display further enhance the experience of carnival culture. Those interested in folklore and arts and crafts will find plenty of interest here, particularly in the African and Arawak influences. The air-conditioned building provides some relief if the weather is hot. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Barranquilla holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a small establishment in the heart of an old and centric neighborhood in Barranquilla. There were Carnaval planning meetings going on in the courtyard when we visited which reminded me of...  more »
  • They start with a video in Spanish with English subtitles. It explains the background and history of Carnival. You can stand in front of a picture that dresses you in a costume, and you can listen.....  more »
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  • It's very small and not much to see
  • A must go to place when in Barranquilla. Lots to see and buy.

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