Stumbled across this art gallery on a walk through San Jose. It's free to get in and has lots of lovely art. Definitely worth a trip
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It's a tiny art museum but it's free. The museum was repurposed from an airport terminal, which renders a sense of history for this museum - reminds me of Musee D'orsay! Pretty amazing collection of Latin artwork! Took an hour to finish viewing all the...More
I love this museum for so many reasons. It's next to La Sabana, so you can have a pic nic at the park and then go to the museum for a nice super cheap weekend since there is no entrance fee and last time I...More
This museum has free admission. The outdoor sculpture is lovely, and the building housing the museum is the former airport terminal, and is worth the visit on its own. One artwork: San Jose Tourist, was quite amusing.
Small, mostly contemporary painting, sculptures and mixed media. Outdoor sculpture garden is the most impressive part of this museum. Formerly this museum was the terminal for San Jose's first airport. Admission is free so this is a do not miss activity when you are in...More
The best modern art museum in Costa Rica. Nicely situated by the Sabana park. Very interesting paintings and sculptures, specially from Francisco Zúñiga.
Two fantastic reasons to visit, the first is the temporary gallery space downstairs. Loved seeing the range of works produced in early 2017 for the competition - stunning photos. The second is imaging this as the airport and watching the B&W 1950's footage of when...More
The wife and I walked pass this museum and decided to go in. The second floor was under restoration so we were not able to see that portion. It had some interesting pieces of art, many historical. The best part is that is was free...More
Amazing small museum in San Jose. It is easily accessible by bus or train. It is at the edge of the Parque La Sabana. Amazing outdoor 3D art. It is nice way to get to better understand the people and culture of Costa Rica. Well...More
Housed in the former airport, this is a wonderful little art museum. In the former diplomats lounge is a beautiful bas relief on all four walls telling the story of Costa Rica from pre-Columbian to the 20th century. Admission is free, and there are free...More