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“Quiet and lovely”

Museo de Cultura Popular
Ranked #2 of 25 things to do in Heredia
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Reviewed December 22, 2012

I went there recently on the Day of the Mask and there was music, food, performances by masked gigantes, etc. I went with a friend and her small child, who had a ball. Usually, it is a quieter place, very quiet, with some permanent exhibits, classes on folk culture and cooking, and lovely gardens. The exhibits are of traditional Costa Rican homes, furniture, etc.

Unless there is an event taking place, I would recommend it as a nice break from a busy trip. Think about binging a lunch and eating in the gardens.

It can be a little challenging to find. Taxis should be able to get you there from Heredia without any trouble. You can take the bus from Heredia toward Barva and get off by the Musmani bakery. I would suggest taking a cab from there unless you want to hike a mile or two and ask directions along the way. It is to the east of the Heredia-Barva highway in a district called Santa Lucia.

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Reviewed April 19, 2012

This museum offers a small property where you can see how to locals from Heredia used to live in past days. You can take the tour is 1 hour

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Reviewed March 27, 2012

Enjoyed the artisans work and how it ties into the Costa Rican culture.

1  Thank Lisann326
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Reviewed December 8, 2011

it´s lovely, small, tucked away, super typical costa rica rustic rural style farm house with a small museum, it´s beautiful up there and you can go see Barva the town too, beautiful church and square

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Reviewed July 17, 2017
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