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The Anton Valley Historical and Cultural Museum

Address: Calle Central y Calle San Jose, El Valle de Anton, Panama
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London, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Lots of stops and things to see. Enjoyed the waterfall and suspension bridges. The zoo was very interesting with lots of bird species etc. Shopping left a little to be desired. Not much more than souvenirs unfortunately.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Termales, rainforest and the zoo were ok, but nothing overly interesting, the shopping part was not worth a stop-over.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Just a simple small town with lots of handicrafts and a hot spring bath location. Nice and quiet with quaint, unsophisticated good restaurants.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

I wish one of the three people congregated around the cash box had offered to provide a tour. There is a lot of El Valle artifacts, some hundreds of years old, some contemporary. The $1 admission is fair. It is located immediately to the left of the church.

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Boise, Idaho
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The garden walkway into the Museum is lovely. Just like my great grandmother's garden would have been. Charming and natural with a kind hand tending it. We were disappointed to find the Museum padlocked. The adjacent church was open, however and allowed a nice respite. The Nativity scene was still up and was so very pleasant to examine. There is... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

David gave us a great guided tour where he explained where each of the pieces in the small museum came from. Very interesting.

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Vancouver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We were fortunate enough to find David, the curator, who opened up the museum for us and showed us around. We found it extremely interesting for the tiny size. David (in his 70's) gave us the added bonus of climbing the huge mango tree outside the museum, and tossing us down some juicy ones.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Stopped to visit the museum three or four times and it was always locked. Probably staffed with volunteers, but perhaps the local hotel owners' association could pay to have someone keep it open.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

I even had a hard time to find it....David the one who is taking care of was making me the small tour....I also used him as a guide in the Valle...It's pretty small, but worth the stop...The door is situated on the left side of the church...at the end...

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Santa Clara, Panama
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27 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

They really need to add to this tiny museum - it is still worth a visit - pay as you can donations.

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