History Museums in San Jose

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History Museums in San Jose

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  • AnnaHZ
    Aurora, CO40 contributions
    We enjoyed the temporary exhibition of Dali/Goya drawings as well as the permanent exhibit. Lots of information and artifacts, very well organized and nicely presented. The only thing I didn’t like: there was no café to have a drink and rest for a moment.
    Written August 3, 2022
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  • CiscoTax
    Lexington, SC15 contributions
    I took 5 teens to visit and none in our party spoke Spanish. We spent about 2 hrs. The butterfly exhibit was very well designed. The views from the top were stunning.
    Written August 10, 2022
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  • nzkiwi99
    auckland80 contributions
    Probably one of my favourite places on the planet. Please - never change this museum. Don't upgrade it!
    It truly is a wonderful treasure, and has bought me immense joy.
    Written August 5, 2022
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  • Keith L
    Lancashire, UK14 contributions
    Amazing museum with a phenomenal collection of pre-Colombian jade artefacts. All clearly labelled in Spanish and English. Lots of context given, and interesting comparisons with contemporary jewellery and sculpture in Europe and Asia. The background music was also very atmospheric, and suited the displays well.
    Written December 1, 2021
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  • Adam M
    Norwich, UK106 contributions
    A great place to learn about the country. We did this on day one of our trip before joining a tour. I would highly recommend. It stays with a lovely butterfly space, has ancient art, history of Costa Rica, pre Spanish , post Spanish all the way up to current - including pandemic. Don't miss the art in the old jail rooms.
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Jotum
    Knoxville, TN1,449 contributions
    Now a small museum, this was the house of a previous president who was a medical doctor and social reformer of Costa Rica. Not a lot to see, but interesting for a few minutes and the Russian embassy is across the street.
    Written February 26, 2016
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