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This UNESCO World Patrimony site is hard to find - Google sent us to an address in “downtown... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Jess M
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Well worth your time

We have been to Costa Rica many times and has never heard about the stone spheres. The visitors... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Plymouth, Minnesota
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El Sitio Museo Finca 6 De Osa Puntarenas Palmar Sur | Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, Palmar Norte 20701, Costa Rica
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visit here, and it was a great little mesuem and site. Loved seeing the sphears. I have attached the map of the grounds. Easily walked in 10 or 15 min.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This UNESCO World Patrimony site is hard to find - Google sent us to an address in “downtown” Palmar del Norte which is entirely wrong. Maybe that is why it is so little known. A taxi driver directed us to the right place, about a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jess M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Costa Rica many times and has never heard about the stone spheres. The visitors center provides informative videos and displays. We ventured out on the grounds to see these pre-Columbia’s spheres. Shaped by hand using sand! How did they move them?

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

This will take at most an hour of your time. See the rocks, do a quick tour of the museum and bring your binoculars. We saw monkeys galore, and lots of birds. If you are really short on time, skip it, but TRY TO MAKE...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Amy S
Reviewed February 14, 2018

These amazing spheres dot the landscape of the region around Palmar - The museum and archaeological site are a great opportunity to understand what they are as well as some history about the area. It takes less than an hour to see the film and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

I took a day trip to the museum: left San Jose in the morning on a Sansa flight to Palmar Sur, took a taxi to Finca 6 museum, then another one back to Ojochal and a 5-hour bus back to arrive in San Jose the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tomek K
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We had planned on visiting this place if we had the time, and so glad we made the 2 hour drive. Well presented with a museum full of local, archaeological and anthropological information. And that's before you get to the archaeological site with in-situ spheres,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Maxine C
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

A great find. I knew about it but didn't realize it had a museum and it was so easy to access. Very close to Sierpe (a small town) with great local food also

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Skydiver3467
Reviewed April 4, 2017

We visited after reading about it in reviews and found it fascinating with good history, outdoor walks and pre Columbian information galore. We also looked at the spheres in a park in Palmar Norte after visiting. There is a charge (about $6), but important to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank 455ellenb
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We went to the museum just pass Siempre and we're very happy we did. We had a volunteer form the museum offer to guide us around. She was very informative and knew the history of the spheres very well. We spent an hour viewing the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Response from B G | Reviewed this property |
The hours and days it is closed are listed on the website. Trip Advisor won't let me post the URL in my answer for some reason. It's closed on holidays.