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Museo de los Ninos

Calle 4, al norte de la Avenida 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
506 258 4929
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Calle 4, al norte de la Avenida 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
506 258 4929
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

Our 5 1/2 year old LOVED this musuem, weren't sure about it when we walked in, but as we went through it he enjoyed more and more and some of the exhibits were really interesting! Good practice for our Spanish as well. Worth the trip...More

1  Thank Monique P
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Some interesting stuff- especially on the 2nd floor where they have local art exhibits. Very nice works of art. Sketchy neighborhood. We walked from center of Downtown san jose right through the neighborhood they call " La Dominicana". Very seedy, but no one bothered us....More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed August 8, 2016

You can learn about electricity, dinosaurs, science and lot of more curious thing, very important take a Taxi to go.

Thank Ronald A
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This place has a lot of different experiences for the kids to enjoy. Some of it is very dated, but our two kids (ages 6 and 8) had a good time playing everything from astronauts to dinosaur explorer. You'll probably want about 2 to 3...More

Thank trvldddy
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Always funny, my kid is only six and he loves to learn more every day you can find detailed things about animal, history, science, etc the staff is always happy and helpful can't say the trip could be better, recommended for everybody any age.

Thank Burdosqs
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The museum is housed in the old penitentiary. Amazing transformation. Loads of fun for the kids in a safe environment. Take a taxi in and out, as the surrounding area is not at all pleasant. The kids were uncomfortable walking in the area. The cost...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed July 13, 2016

From the old days traditional games to a number of attractions including mirror tricks... no Ferris Wheels or anything like that, if that's in your taste, then you need to go to the Parque Nacional de Diversiones... Excellent place for kids to have fun and...More

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited the place 2 times the kids 3y and 6y loved it. There is a lot of fun for the kids. The dinosaurs the playroom the playground out and so .... It's a big place you can stay there long day. Good in a...More

Thank Vaya T
Reviewed June 2, 2016

There are some cool exhibits for kids, but this museum is in a sketchy part of town. I would never recommend it for tourists.

Thank Jimmy G
Reviewed May 29, 2016

We are a family of 5. We currently call Costa Rica "home" and live in Santa Ana Costa Rica. We wanted to give our kids some kid friendly museum experience and were excited to read about the Museo de los Ninos. What a disappointment! Most...More

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nancy s
January 5, 2015|
Response from lunna | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Nancy! San Jose, the capital city is about one hour from the coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean and four hour distance to the reef in the Atlantic coast. In both senses there are excellent roads.