National Coffee Museum

National Coffee Museum, Matagalpa: Address, Phone Number, National Coffee Museum Reviews: 3.5/5

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travelfrogg
Berlin, Germany79 contributions
Friends
I loved the museum, as it gave lots of information about the history of the area and coffee production itself. Additionaly, there is a section about music of Matagalpa and precolonial artifacts. I suspect, it might be a little dry, if you haven't been to a coffee plant before, as there is no actual plant in the museum, but insead lots of text and a very detailed desciptoin of the process. Entrance is free.
Written April 22, 2016
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birdnerdie
Raleigh, North Carolina3 contributions
Solo
I really enjoyed this. But I like to read, and I like to read the Spanish to keep up my vocabulary (I have helped give a few coffee tours on a farm near San Ramon, each year since 2005, and I thought I knew it all; this Museum showed me numerous new bits of information). The space is small, but they pack in a lot of panels with lots of information (also with English). There are some items/objects to view, but it's mostly photos/words. So while this might turn some off, I highly recommend an hour+ of your time, to work through it. Rather amazing to learn what goes on to make a cup of coffee. Then realize how little these farmer folks get paid. I took photos of many panels; some so I can read later at home. Others to have as reference. Then, I went and had a cup of coffee.
Written March 29, 2016
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Global-Redneck
Santa Marta, Colombia43 contributions
Couples
Informative, best to go to the museum before taking a coffee tour. There was a lot of history and it was surprising to learn the foreign influence of long ago.
Written April 1, 2015
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AllyP1994
Martinborough, New Zealand156 contributions
Couples
Rather faded but a comprehensive and informative display about coffee, from who came here with the first seeds, to how it gets to your cup.
Worth a visit and leave a donation!
Clean toilet
Written February 17, 2018
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Bermpsom
19 contributions
Couples
We enjoyed our visit here. Lots of interesting information about not only coffee production but the impact on the country as well as the history of the town too. Recommended if you've come all this way
Written February 12, 2018
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Ardillitarojita
31 contributions
Couples
Interesting little museum. Not many exhibits but plenty info in Spanish/English about the spread of coffee and it's history and impact in Nica. Also lots of info about famous locals and Matagalpa in general. It's free so worth a look, shame there's not a coffee shop... they're missing a trick there! Best of all tucked at the back was a little tourist information office with quite possibly the most enthusiastic lady ever there ready and willing to give info about what to do in and around Matagalpa. She was great and marked all sorts of treks, routes, bus stops and restaurants on an enormous map for us. Really helpful if you want to avoid paying for tours!
Written April 18, 2015
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Julie S
York, UK19 contributions
Solo
Loads of info at this free coffee museum. Plus an excellent cup of coffee to be had for only 15 cordobas.
Written February 8, 2015
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LinSmtih
Melbourne, Australia26 contributions
Friends
The coffee museum was also worth a visit. It provided information so detailed you could start your won coffee farm, but also gave a nice overview of the history of coffee in Nicaragua.Info in Spanish and English.
Written December 20, 2014
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hal75
Granada Department, Nicaragua38 contributions
Friends
They have the history of the coffee production in Matagalpa region. If you are with a group, it is small.
Written November 4, 2014
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KenEs
Windsor, CA83 contributions
The museum was free, so no loss there. The museum is comprised of informational displays on the wall, so there is a lot if reading and some if it was interesting. If you happen to be walking by drop in and see what you think, but don't go out of your way.
Written July 2, 2014
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