A New Look at Haiti’s Top Museum

Above: the new interior garden at MUPANAH

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Haiti’s Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien, one of the Caribbean’s leading museums, has gotten a makeover.

This week, the museum has completed the first phase of an extension project.

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The first phase includes a new interior “garden,” along with a gift boutique.

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Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and his wife, Sophia Martelly, at the new boutique

It also features a new conservation area, a restaurant, an amphitheatre and a children’s section, among other features.

“The gardens of MUPANAH are the testimony to a city that changes,” said Emelie Prophet, executive director of Haiti’s National Library, who served as master of ceremonies at the inauguration event.

 

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