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Address: Between Heredia and Barva; follow signs, Heredia, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 260 1619

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nice place to check tico culture

old adobe structures show how our ancestors lived, and you can see an array of different everyday artifacts they used in their households. The old clay oven is burning most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

old adobe structures show how our ancestors lived, and you can see an array of different everyday artifacts they used in their households. The old clay oven is burning most times, in January they hold the Rezo del Nino which is a very appreciated tradition among Catholic Costa Ricans.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

I went there recently on the Day of the Mask and there was music, food, performances by masked gigantes, etc. I went with a friend and her small child, who had a ball. Usually, it is a quieter place, very quiet, with some permanent exhibits, classes on folk culture and cooking, and lovely gardens. The exhibits are of traditional Costa... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

This museum offers a small property where you can see how to locals from Heredia used to live in past days. You can take the tour is 1 hour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Enjoyed the artisans work and how it ties into the Costa Rican culture.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

it´s lovely, small, tucked away, super typical costa rica rustic rural style farm house with a small museum, it´s beautiful up there and you can go see Barva the town too, beautiful church and square

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Address: Address: Between Heredia and Barva; follow signs, Heredia, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 260 1619
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia

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