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Museo de Arte Costarricense

Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
+506 2256 1281
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Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums
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This museum displays works by local artists.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Two fantastic reasons to visit, the first is the temporary gallery space downstairs. Loved seeing the range of works produced in early 2017 for the competition - stunning photos. The second is imaging this as the airport and watching the B&W 1950's footage of when...More

Thank KarYntravels
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The wife and I walked pass this museum and decided to go in. The second floor was under restoration so we were not able to see that portion. It had some interesting pieces of art, many historical. The best part is that is was free...More

Thank Edgar R
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Amazing small museum in San Jose. It is easily accessible by bus or train. It is at the edge of the Parque La Sabana. Amazing outdoor 3D art. It is nice way to get to better understand the people and culture of Costa Rica. Well...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Housed in the former airport, this is a wonderful little art museum. In the former diplomats lounge is a beautiful bas relief on all four walls telling the story of Costa Rica from pre-Columbian to the 20th century. Admission is free, and there are free...More

Thank run262016
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This location has three areas. There are beautiful galleries on the main floor that are used for rotating exhibitions. How you react to what is on display will depend on how the current exhibition aligns with your artistic sensibilities. The second area is the outdoor...More

Thank PTP46
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

If you are into abstract art you might enjoy the rest of the museum. But the "golden room" was just awesome. It has a sculpted mural about the history of Costa Rica that was incredible. The building itself was pretty nice too, built in 1940,...More

Thank javdog
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Some excellent modern carved figures. Take time to go upstairs and see the VIP departure lounge and the modern wall panels.through to the venue up the main Avenue which was closed to traffic on the Sunday for dog shows, childrens activities and general socialising. After...More

Thank gtrot
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Driving up to this location wanted never think that reality is much history does this is the original international airport for Costa Rica has so much history which is overrepresented in the VIP room you have two visit this location and get the story behind...More

Thank C Anthony F
Reviewed February 24, 2017

This museum was simply beautiful . Our tour guide explained the history of the continuous wood mural that covered the four walls of the room upstairs. I am glad I got to experience such a treasure. Manual Vargas was the featured artist, he had some...More

Thank tamwhite009
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This museum is very small and almost empty. Yet, it has a special atmosphere that makes it worth a visit. You will have the chance to feel a bit of the history of San José as you will enter the building of the former airport,...More

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Response from Suzanne F | Reviewed this property |
It's for free. Do not expect a large museum, though, in case you are used to the large European museums. It's basically composed of a large main hall at the entrance, two small rooms at the North side, about a Southern room... More
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