This museum is part of the School of Biology of the University of Havana. Created in 1903, it was named after Luis Montané Dardé, a notable Cuban researcher. The museum has exceptional archeological pre-Colombian pieces in display, including stone and shell ornaments, stone axes and other objects that belonged to Cuba’s early inhabitants. There is also a 10th-century tobacco idol used to crush tobacco leaves in religious ceremonies.
The museum is located within the Felipe Poey Building, School of Science, University of Havana
Admission details: CUC 1; free under-12s
Opening hours: 9am-noon, 1-4pm Mon-Fri. Closed July-Aug