Tourist Attraction in Port-au-Prince: Musée du Panthéon national haïtien
The National Museum of the Haitian Pantheon (MUPANAH) is a museum located in Port-au-Prince, capital of Haiti, featuring the heroes of Independence as well as Haiti's historical and cultural heritage. The Museum of the National Pantheon of Haiti was inaugurated in 1983. This cultural site aims to perpetuate and spread the memory of the "Fathers of the Motherland". One of its main missions is to participate in the conservation of heritage and the dissemination of national culture. MUPANAH is an institution whose function is the conservation, protection and valorization of historical and cultural heritage. It participates in the formation, animation and promotion of this heritage, as well as in the enrichment of its collections and documentaries through the acquisition of artistic works. The museum displays Taino, Spanish and colonial remains, and a section dedicated to the heroes of independence, including the silver pistol with which Henri Christophe committed suicide and the bell that served to announce independence. It also contains chains of slaves, instruments of torture, sculptures and hosts temporary exhibitions of paintings. Another curiosity, the anchor of the caravel of Christopher Columbus, the Santa Maria that measures 4 meters of height.