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Museo de Cultura Popular

Between Heredia and Barva; follow signs, Heredia, Costa Rica
506 260 1619
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Ranked #8 of 18 Attractions in Heredia
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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samara
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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