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Address: Managua, Nicaragua
Phone Number: 50522281032
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Full of indigenous history

Much of Nicaraguan history is centered around the Revolution but this museum focuses on the indigenous history. Good place to get a perspective on the country before the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
bellabolivia7
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Diriamba, Nicaragua
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bound with a rich history and past you will want to see this building. Easy to get to and find. There is plenty of space to park as well. If you are wanting to learn about the country this is a great place to start

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Winters, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely building at one side of a very hot plaza. We were not allowed inside, much to our disappointment.

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Diriamba, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much of Nicaraguan history is centered around the Revolution but this museum focuses on the indigenous history. Good place to get a perspective on the country before the Spaniards arrived.

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Managua, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Entrance for locals is free, for foreigners is $5. The place is very interesting to learn about Nicaraguan precolumbian history, not so much modern history. I would suggest going with a local to get a better understanding, all the information is written in spanish. The National Palace has a lot of history itself, as it was the National Congress building... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

There is nothing to do here; the place is only reachable by taxi, there are no restaurants in the neighborhood, the buildings are not that special, and also the garden with the monuments are not that interesting. Not worth a special visit, especially taken into consideration that not many taxi's pass here.

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Managua, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is one of the best places to visit in Managua. The square and surrounding buildings hold quite a bit of history and are a great way to learn about the history of the city in a short amount of time. I would recommend for anyone who is a history buff or anyone wants to learn more about the rich... More 

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Managua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I learnt a couple of drawing techniques along with professor Ricardo Morales, no doubts he´s is one of the most talented artirst I´ve ever met.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I'm not sure what I expected but apparently it was more than I received when I arrived. You could only visit one floor and some rooms were not authentic to the topic. The building itself is beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

One of the few government buildings to survive the big earthquake that destroyed ninety percent of Managua.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Beautiful building. Very well maintained and it looks like it is brand new. It is really big, the picture doesn't accurately display the true size of how big this building is

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