The Bay of Pigs Museum is referred to as Brigade 2506 Museum, which is located in Little Havana, Miami. This museum showcases the historical events which took place in 1961 when a group of Cuban exile attempted to overthrow Fidel Castro. It commemorates the Cuban refugees who were trained by the CIA to invade Cuba under the administration of John F. Kennedy. However, the Bay of Pigs invasion was failed attacked, and CIA trained Cuban exiles were defeated by the army of Fidel Castro, and they surrendered after one day of fighting. This museum caters to this historical event through photographs, documents, and collections of items.
What to See at the Bay of Pigs Miami Museum
This museum is small in size but offers authentic artifacts from this historical event to the visitors. Visitors can take an audio tour where staff will give a recap of this invasion. Most of its staff is veterans of the Bay of Pigs invasion. The museum/library has a comprehensive video that helps the visitors what exactly happened on 17 to 20 April 1961. Moreover, a collection of memorabilia, including the Brigade 2506 flag and goods are kept on display for the visitors. President John F. Kennedy held that flag when he addressed it in 1962 after the Bay of Pigs invasion. This museum is a hub of veterans that offers the visitors an opportunity to speak to soldiers who were included in the men of Brigade 2506.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9 am–4 pm
1821 SW 9th St, Miami, FL, United States
Phone Number: +1 305/649-4719
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