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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

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Franco Cartín wrote a review Oct. 2020
Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica34 contributions2 helpful votes
I have taken my English class students to this museum. The staff is fantastic, very friendly, kind and helpful. The displays are top!! Nice atmosphere, very educational field trip, and the students loved the visit. He llevado a mis estudiantes de English Class a hacer un recorrido guiado, y ha sido un éxito. Excellent atención, finos y amistoso. Las exhibiciones son fantásticas y los estudiantes disfrutaron muchísimo.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Juan D wrote a review Sep. 2020
Moravia, Costa Rica3 contributions1 helpful vote
Espectacular pieces... and very nice exhibition. So friendly, great place to see Costa rican history
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mike M wrote a review Sep. 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom246 contributions79 helpful votes
A bit of a faff to get your tickets. The building is beautiful and the displays are lovingly shown. The information is concise and meaningful, but it's all a bit boring and repetitive.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Janet L wrote a review Apr. 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri611 contributions186 helpful votes
We did not pre-book and on a mid-Sunday afternoon that was not a problem. Non-flash photography is permitted. The very best pieces are near the end. There are also pieces of pottery and information about daily life. At the very end you see the history of money in the country.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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I9474LLrobertm wrote a review Mar. 2020
Cochrane, Canada18 contributions1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed our visit to the Gold Museum. The pieces are well displayed and described in Spanish and English.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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