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Very nice presentation of the Sandinista angle of Nica politics. I also did a city tour with a... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Montreal, Canada
Interesting way to kill 1 hour

NOTE: some guides command of english is week, if you can take the tour in spanish. The museum and... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must do for any visitor to León. The volunteers are people who lived through and fought in the revolution, and it’s an incredible insight into the hardships faced.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

A few murals, photos and newspaper clippings with almost no explanation in Spanish and none in English. The derelict building is about the most interesting thing to see. The only thing to make it worthwhile was a volunteer who could explain something about the recent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

to visit a museum is always interesting. to visit this empty building you don't expect to touch you so much. of course is the passionate talking from the guide, who was a member of the revolutionary Sandinista group and also prisoner in the 21 touching...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

I went the museum of the revolution 3 years ago, and should have left a review then. It was one of the most inspiring places I have ever been. It reminded me of the value of travel--to try and step into someone else's shoes and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very nice presentation of the Sandinista angle of Nica politics. I also did a city tour with a perfectly english speking guide. Most entertaining

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Here you will be guided by actual freedom fighters as they take you through a very make shift but nonetheless moving story of dictatorship and revolution. It takes an hour at most but easily the best hour you will spend in Leon. A first hand...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

In a sad, decrepit building that was military headquarters for the Sandinista revolutionaries after taking Leon, veterans of the revolution congregate and provide a historical review. There is little to see other than some murals, a few old newspaper articles and some photo montages, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

The exhibitis need a lot of help, i.e. there are newspaper clippings behind class but I am concerned about their viability longterm. The guide, who spoke English, was very knowledgeable and gave me a real sense of what the the revolution must have been like.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank singingwalker
Reviewed April 24, 2018

NOTE: some guides command of english is week, if you can take the tour in spanish. The museum and its guides do a good job of explaining Nicaragua's interesting political history.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Matrix275
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Worth a visit. Had a great chat with the guide, who are all locals who played a part in the revoultion. Now, they run this small museo to educate others. Inspiring!

Date of experience: April 2018
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February 14, 2016|
Response from RobertR388 | Reviewed this property |
Hola I am from the US and visited The Museum of the Revolution about half a year ago. It is located directly across the Plaza de Armas from the Cathedral in Leon. Sorry, I do not know the address. Originally the building... More
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Response from Jody P | Reviewed this property |
We went to the museum on a Sunday, so as far as I know it's open 7 days a week, probably in the 8:30-5:30 range but I can't confirm that. I believe getting some payment to be guides at the museum are how these revolution... More