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Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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Avenida La Revolucion y Alameda Manual Enrique Araujo, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

I think this is one of the “must do’s” if you’re visiting San Salvador. The exhibits are well-done and have Spanish/English descriptions. There are some incredible artifacts on display and some pretty moving murals too. A great and easy way to learn about the place...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

This museum is a real gem - it gives a great introduction to all aspects of El Salvadorean history, starting with the Mayan period, moving on to cover the Spanish conquest & colonial experience, through to modern history since independence right up to the present...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Geoff-SW4
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Small but interesting with a souvenir shop and a very nice Bar/Cafe. Good exhibits labelled Spanish/English.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Great museum. Well laid out. Very comprehensive regarding the history of the nation. But at the same time, not too many things to see them all. Particularly dramatic on the religious history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Amazing museum that is very nice and the displays are very interesting. From the history of Mesoamerica, to the history of agriculture and artisans and also an exhibition on funerary. Most of the displays are in both English and Spanish. Great array of artifacts and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

The exhibits at the Anthropological Museum of El Salvador range from the earliest of times to the most recent political and economic aspects. Much detail is included in each phase of time that is presented.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The museum was a very good surprise. Arrival at the museum: there was a friendly security guard at the entrance. You can leave your backpack there for free. You are allowed to being your camera and water bottle within the museum. Reception: the entry is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LorrLo
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Important part of visiting Salvador. Very well thought. Great transition from the historial paleontologist views to the modern anthropology of Salvador’s history and conflict. Some painful but important historical pearls. Excellent experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum will give you the history of El Salvador. It is fascinating because they provide the history in a concise interesting way. The museum is beautiful and has an outside area. I highly recommend if you want to know what El Salvador is all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Clara D
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

$3/adults. Clean bathrooms. Very nice gift shop. Cafe on site with varied menu and good prices. Museum is a gem and every visitor to San Salvador should come here. The background on migration and settlement of El Salvador were interesting. The Salvadoran diaspora panels were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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