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Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian

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Reviewed April 28, 2019

Our cruise ship docked in Corinto located about an hour long drive from the UNESCO city of Leon Viejo. Spanish conquistadors founded the original city in the 1600's. It was abandoned after a series of volcanic eruptions that buried everything in ash. It stood completely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Very beautiful museum, well maintained, large variety of piece of art in a spectacular colonial building. I felt rushed to finish my tour while approaching 5pm, so I would recommend to come early enough to go at your pace. Definitely worth the visit and count...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Amazing collection . Basquiats alone worth a visit. Totally unexpected . If you are on a cruise and like art and stop in Corinto, Nicaragua, contact Julio Tours in Leon and arrange a trip that includes this museum.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Really glad we stopped in to view this museum. Interesting mix of modern artists and installations, along with more traditional art work. Plus, the cold bottles of water at the entrance were well worth the price.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing private art collections in the world! Beyond its focus on Latin America (with an extensive array of contemporary and classic work from Mesoamerica), the Museum has an astonishing range of work from Renaissance to now. The collection is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Was there today- Amazing... Incredible museum, incredible collection. Back to normal! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Sadly, the Art Center of the Ortiz-Gurdian Foundation has ceased all operations amid the current political strife. According to a July 15, 2018 statement the Art Center "will remain closed until safety has been restored to allow a healthy environment of development of local tourism”.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roger B
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The best art collection I have seen in central America. Beautiful pieces in a stunning colonial property. Go!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Montrealcharles
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We were here briefly as part of a tour. This small museum houses some really outstanding art in a lovely venue. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is an oasis of art and culture in the middle of infernal Leon (heat index 105 degrees). There are impressive art pieces dating back to the 16th century, and through modern times, from Latin America and the world. These 5 houses are linked and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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I think there may be 1 or 2 steps to come into the building..but I don't remember exactly. Otherwise the halls are pretty flat and there shouldn't be any steps inside. Only ground floor. There are guards everywhere (every... More
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