Museum of Decorative Arts, Havana

The Museum of Decorative Arts (Spanish: Museo de Artes Decorativas), at 17th and E streets in the Vedado district of Havana, Cuba is a decorative arts museum in the former residence of the María Luisa Gómez-Mena viuda de Cagiga, Countess of Revilla de Camargo, sister of José Gómez-Mena Vila, the owner of the Manzana de Gómez. It was designed in Paris by architects P. Virad and M. Destuque, inspired in French Renaissance and was built between 1924 and 1927 in a neo-classical style.

Museum of Decorative Arts
Museo de Artes Decorativas
Museum of Decorative Arts of Havana (Cuba).jpg
General information
Architectural styleNeoclassical
Address17 street #502, e/E and D, Vedado, Havana, Cuba 10400
Town or cityHavana
OpenedJuly 24, 1964
Technical details
Floor count2
Design and construction
ArchitectP. Virad and M. Destuque
DesignationsDecorative Arts Museum


Calle 17 #502, between E and D, Vedado, Havana, Cuba


  • Cuba - Eyewitness Travel Guides (Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2004) ISBN 075660172X
  • Havana (Lonely Planet Publications,2001) ISBN 1864502290

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Coordinates: 23°08′15″N 82°23′34″W / 23.1374°N 82.3927°W / 23.1374; -82.3927