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Museo de los Ninos

Calle 4, al norte de la Avenida 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
506 258 4929
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Ranked #7 of 40 Attractions in San Jose
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Type: Children's Museums
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Stamford, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My son and I had a 5 hour layover in San Jose, so I decided to take him here on a whim to avoid the torture of being at the airport for 5 hours with an active child! We were both so glad we went! It is about 20 minutes from the airport and tons of things for kids of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our kids, aged 2.5-8 really loved the museo de los niños in San Jose! We went there on a rainy saturday morning, and it was very crowded!! So bad that we didnt see the whole museum.. The kids (and the parents trying to look after the kids) got tired due to the huge amount of people.. otherwise a very nice... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Brill,brill brill. very informative educational and well set out. Spend a lot of time here. Its got everything for kids of all ages (especially us dads!!)

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

There were a lot of attractions and things for the kids to do, but it wasn't as clean as the kids museums that most people would be used to. A lot of the stuff was also broken. The price was good though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We visited the museum in june of 2014. There was a private art collection display. In the collection were Picasso drawing , Andy Warhol's Marlyn Monroe's multi color picture collection. ,Monet and numerous other I dont have the list available. If you are an Art buff this collection is well worth your time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My hubby and I were driving thru San Jose, lost for the third time (confusing streets and lack of addresses) when we stumbled upon this castle like building. We decided to go in for the heck of it, and were astonished to see a former prison turned into a children's play place, amazing architecture and remodeling with great arches, windows,... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I took my students on a field trip and they had a great time. It's a good place for kids to explore and spend the day.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
17 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Kids will love it, enough to spend 5-6 hrs. Price is really low, even when if feels like some games or machines are outdated, kids won't care since they just want to have fun. Staff is super friendly, always trying to explain and get the kids to enjoy the visit. I would recommend if you have kids that while in... More

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london
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Museum is located within an old fortress, just worth the visit itself. Free entrance. Museum showcases local children's art.

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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

It was really cool to see the history of Costa Rica and how people lived back in the day and now. Not much had change

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