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We found great results, but some are outside Province of Alajuela. Showing results in neighboring cities.
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ChocoMuseo La Fortuna

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 of 6 Museums in La Fortuna de San Carlos
We were going to pay for some fancy chocolate tour on our trip to Costa Rica, but I am so glad we didn’t because we accidentally stumbled across Choco Museo La Fortuna & it was wonderful and gave free information...
Had a litle tour with Alex. He's very informative with the chocolate history and culture.
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Galeria Namu

San Jose 11.4 mi away
#1 of 20 Museums in San Jose
They feature work from indigenous tribes from Costa Rica and Panama, including masks, paintings, and jewelry, as well as some reproductions of pre-Colombian gold and carvings.
A great find in San Jose! Unique and interesting items sold by a proprietor that understands and cares about the indigenous cultures of Costa Rica

Jade Museum

San Jose 11.6 mi away
#2 of 20 Museums in San Jose
... jade carvings depicting fertility goddesses, shamans, frogs and snakes plus exquisite samples of other stone carvings, gold and terracotta vases, bowls and figurines from the Pre-Columbian Culture era.
This is One of my Five Favorite Museums in the World.If You are Visiting San Jose just for a Day - Go There Right Away - 5 Levels - A Lot of Artifacts - Artistry and Craft on the Highest Level!!!
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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

San Jose 11.5 mi away
#3 of 20 Museums in San Jose
What a gem of a museum very informative and a cool place to see pre-Colombian gold and artifacts - as well as the numismatic section that detailed the history of currency in Costa Rica Only drawback was getting to...
This was well worthwhile to see all about the time of the pre-Columbian period gold - the beautiful jewelry and gold pieces offer a visual history of the culture at that time.. Great collection of artifacts beauti...
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Museo de Arte Costarricense

San Jose 10.1 mi away
#4 of 20 Museums in San Jose
Although this is only small, the building itself is beautiful ( formerly the San José airport) and contains some excellent examples of Costa Rican art including several impressive sculptures in the outside exhibit...
It is a beautiful 1930's building and, on the first floor has the most stunning bronze murals covering the history of the country from prehistoric times until the arrival of the first aeroplane.
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Museo Nacional De Costa Rica

San Jose 11.8 mi away
#5 of 20 Museums in San Jose
I spent an entire day at this museum, and it was excellent - covered all phases of the country's history - the jade period, pre-Columbian gold, conquest by the Spanish, up to the modern period, including ceramics...
It has an excellent collection of artifacts and everything is very well displayed and arranged and gives an excellent overview of the history of the country.
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Museo de los Ninos

San Jose 11.0 mi away
#6 of 20 Museums in San Jose
This museum blew us away it was unexpected we had some extra time in San Jose with my four-year-old son they had 2 zip lines going across the upper part of the museum as well as two suspended walkways very safe th...
The children can dress in dinosaur costumes, excavate fossils and learn about these creatures from displays around the exhibit.
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#1 of 2 Museums in Alajuela
Walking through the doors evokes the history of CR, and the rooms are filled with more history of the country that helped me deepen my appreciation for Costa Rica beyond eco-tourism.
Juan Santamaría Museum is awesome because you can learn about the history of Alajuela City and How it contributed in the National history as a town.
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#2 of 2 Museums in Alajuela
My host was genuinely enthusiastic, and sincere with excitement in sharing the stories about the artisan items, the people, the culture, the history, and the different provinces within Costa Rica that contributed...
We loved that we were able to learn about the history and culture of the artisans whose work was displayed here.
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Wood & Art Gallery

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 of 6 Museums in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Enjoyed a browse here among some beautiful wooden handicrafts and found a couple of great gifts for people at home.
We found so many beautiful pieces curated by someone who has a great eye for art and interesting, unique pieces.
#7 of 20 Museums in San Jose
This museum is full of exceptional pieces of carved jade...and there is one exhibit which shows all sizes of dildoes which were used in initiation ceremonies on young virgins in the long distant past...thank goodn...
The Jade Museum has a vast, beautiful and interesting collection of jade pieces, together with pieces made of stone and ceramics.

Onirica Art Gallery

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#3 of 6 Museums in La Fortuna de San Carlos
One of my favorite places to visit in La Fortuna, the gallery features different styles by local artists and handmade jewelry.
This is a small shop near the church in La Fortuna.

Museo de Cultura Popular

Heredia 7.3 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Heredia
#8 of 20 Museums in San Jose
It includes both modern and more classical art, as well as experiential/audio visual pieces(one is hidden outside the museum in a giant tank and I almost missed it).
The exhibits of a Tico artist and educator were interesting and noteworthy.


Santo Domingo de Heredia 9.2 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Santo Domingo de Heredia
#1 of 1 Museums in San Ramon
We went to the museum twice and it was a nice experience.
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National Museum Of Costa Rica

San Jose 12.2 mi away
#10 of 20 Museums in San Jose
This was a great tour of the history of Costa Rica... the museum takes you through a time tunnel... Beautifully done.. you don’t really need a guide as I think you need time to read everything... we went on our ow...
They have the largest rock spheres in the country and the exhibits themselves are well done tracing Costa Rica from pre-Colombian times to the present.
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Museo Municipal de Cartago

Cartago 23.1 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Cartago
There were multiage stringed instrument practices under way which gave a cheerful feel that this was not a museum where you would be shushed for talking in a normal voice.

Coco Loco Art Studio & Gallery

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 of 6 Museums in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#11 of 20 Museums in San Jose

Galeria Estudio

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 of 6 Museums in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Each piece of jewelry or art is hand crafted, unique, and gorgeous!! It's a definite must see among the stores in downtown!!
Unique Handcrafted Local Art

Souvenir Herrera

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 of 6 Museums in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Erian also has beautiful hand painted souvenirs of his own that you can buy and which I did buy as well as my own.
#12 of 20 Museums in San Jose
#14 of 20 Museums in San Jose

Numismatic Museum

San Jose 11.6 mi away
#15 of 20 Museums in San Jose

W22 Galeria

San Rafael de Escazu 8.1 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in San Rafael de Escazu
#21 of 27 Museums in Province of San Jose
#1 of 1 Museums in San Jose