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Del Parque Morazan 1c y 10 vrs al sur, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Very informative both history and science of coffee production, as well as, political revolution chronology

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank graffda
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

a small museum in the center of Matagalpa. it has good information and pictures. also a fair amount of exhibits.a good addition to the coffee capital of nicaragua.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andreasU1570QD
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a historic place when you can find information about coffee and the 40's, marked as the best decade in Nicaragua!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kesslerlopezburgos
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Ordinary place with old stuff. Bad coffee. No English spoken. No customer service and nobody to tell you about Matagalpa, the Coffee and the business. You must read yourself about self-promoting. It is about the German and European Families that started the coffee, but nothing...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alejandro David B
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I briefly visited the coffee museum, mainly because the Carlos Fonseca museum was closed. I was pleasantly surprised that there was a lot of history attended to in the museum. History of coffee Nicaragua was thoroughly covered. There was even a bit about Carlos, so...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ojaimich
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Bermpsom
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice museum outlining the history of the area, especially the role of café in the local economy and the interesting history of foreigners in this part of Nicaragua.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Will J
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Large panels are in both Spanish and English explaining the history of coffee farming, the labor struggles, and the push to have local farmers benefit more from the exportation of coffee. Small number of interesting historical objects. It's not well lit, so recommend going on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank IolaniHale
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Not exciting but worth a stop to look at a few artifacts and read about the coffee history. Discovered that processing coffee is a rather complicated process that includes fermenting, washing, drying and flavors are affected by humidity and environment.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank cnatsu1
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