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Museo de Arte Costarricense

Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
+506 2256 1281
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This museum displays works by local artists.
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Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
+506 2256 1281
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

A visit to Sabana park would not be complete without a stop at this museum. Small as museums go, but has a nice selection of art and Costa Rica history.A nice hour or two spent while nearby, and recommended to check it out.

Thank flbones
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We love this gallery. It is possible to see everything in a little more than an hour, although it is possible to linger much longer. It is a wonderful collection--my favorite pieces are the sculptures to be found both inside and outside. There are benches...More

Thank Don. T
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We happened to see this interesting building when going for a walk from the Crown Plaza Corobici through Sabana Park. We realized that it is a museum of modern art and walked it. First surprise: no entrance fee, second surprice: amazing high quality art work,...More

Thank travelproMuc
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The top floor of this museum is a large room which is entirely carved with the history of Costa Rica. It is absolutely magnificent and unbelievable!

Thank gemz2k
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

A small but very lovely gallery. Well known Costa Rican artists are shown here. The building itself is beautiful. Formerly a military headquarters. Beautiful room upstairs with intricate carved wood panelling.

Thank Alison J
Reviewed 15 March 2016

San Jose is not bursting with sights, and it has a couple of museums which have the edge on this one, but if you're staying in the west end of town and have a few hours to spare the art museum is worth a visit....More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 14 March 2016

If you like small museums or galleries this is a perfect choice. Not a richly varied collection but tasteful and interesting. The building itself and the upstairs mural beautiful.

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a terrific art museum with both fixed and changing exhibits. It is in the former airport and the upper floor has a huge mural of the history of Costa Rica. There is a lot of large outdoor sculpture. The museum is at one...More

Thank ShaneWest
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Originally the terminal of the old airport. Now a museum with some very interesting art and sculptures. Dramatic room that used to be the vip lounge which has a sculptured mural on all four walls...very impressive. Not a big display but worth a little bit...More

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This museum is awesome. the bas relief on the second floor is breathtaking. It depicts the history of Costa Rica from pre Columbian times to present. It is done in stucco painted with bronze paint A great take

Thank rochvel
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Response from Suzanne F | Reviewed this property |
It's for free. Do not expect a large museum, though, in case you are used to the large European museums. It's basically composed of a large main hall at the entrance, two small rooms at the North side, about a Southern room... More