Away from the sun and so nice and big, recommend for anyone who enjoys art, gold and just a all around fun day.
About Precolumbian Gold Museum
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The museum is fairly new and very attractive once inside. It's situated in the main square in the central area, underneath the Theatro with an entry from street Calle 5 The top level covers an interesting collection of Costea Rican currency over the last 500...More
Yes, an interesting place to visit. They also have representations of the natives which I loved. If you like gold, this is the place to go.
well worth a visit to see the gold artifacts .well presented and laid out in a modern underground building, very interesting displays and very informative.
It suggested you spend about 2-3 hours here, but when I saw the map in the information booklet, I thought I'd never need that long. I was wrong. Ok, I took about 1 3/4 hours, but they were shutting up then anyway. The pieces are...More
I visit this museum every year when I return to Costa Rica. There is always a secondary exhibit which is interesting, plus they have one of the best artisan shops in the city. The building is in the centre of town and is a great...More
The significant cultural value of the collection is displayed in a drab modern (60's) building. The price for foreigners is steep for what the museum has to offer. There is something wrong with a museum of precolumbian art that is underground under a nondescript plaza....More
Not only can you see beautiful, ancient art, but it is through the art that you can learn about the history and traditions of the indigenous people. Contrary to the reviews stating the admission is $31.00, the museum is actually $11.00 per adult if you...More
A brief review of costa rican history as well as displays of beautiful gold. The museum is small - my son and I easily viewed everything in about 90 minutes.