Discover Cuba: Its People and Culture


Feel the entrancing rhythms of Old Havana on our unique people-to-people cultural exchange, where you'll meet with Cubans from many backgrounds and learn about the history, culture, and contemporary issues of this fascinating island nation.

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 Santeria procession Credit: Jia Han Dong  One of many musical performances. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Rumba dancer at Guanabacoa Museum. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Street in Old Havana. Credit: Dreamstime  Shop owner. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Traditional bar. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Painter in his studio, Old Havana. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Students in classroom, Cienfuegos. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Malecón, called "lover's boulevard" by the locals, stretches for four miles along Havana's north coast. Credit: Jia Han Dong  Fishing along Havana's Malecón. Credit: Jia Han Dong
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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I have been on a lot of very good tours but nothing compares with this Smithsonian experience. 


Mary-Jeanne M.

Discover Cuba was an intensely educational program that opened my eyes to this Caribbean country, its people, and its culture that for so long have been off limits to me. 


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