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Museo de los Ninos

Calle 4, al norte de la Avenida 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
506 258 4929
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San Jose City Sightseeing Tour
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Calle 4, al norte de la Avenida 9, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Used to be an old prison, now a kids and art museum. We didnt pay, just had a look up at the art upstairs (which is free) and looked at the before and after photos. Worth a quick stop if you are wandering aimlessly like...More

Thank Davidn1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interactive place to go with your kids, they can learn, see a touch a lot of things, I recommend to arrive in a taxi cab or Uber, they surroundings of the place are the red zone of Costa Rica, bad people

Thank Carl0s_Hdz
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We come every time we visit Costa Rica and there are always new displays, so many great things to see and explore... Its very big inside and the costs is not bad. Each display has a helpful guide to answer any questions. Its educational even...More

1  Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This purpose built edifice, fashioned like a castle, opens into a long corridor at the end of which are choices of which way to go... Everything here is fashioned for kids...and it is great fun... I went on the shaking boardwalk in the volcanoes exhibit...and...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't expect this museum to be so big. We spent 2.5 hours and only saw half of it, we didn't even make it to the cars section, but decided to go find lunch instead. It had several exhibits and was very informative. It almost...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This museum blew us away it was unexpected we had some extra time in San Jose with my four-year-old son they had 2 zip lines going across the upper part of the museum as well as two suspended walkways very safe they put on harnesses...More

1  Thank kingmodiddy
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Went and took a couple of the kids here on a Thursday afternoon. They had a ton of fun things to see and do there. Don't go on the week of national vacation though. There were a ton of people there. People everywhere, it was...More

Thank hoffman5
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum on the last day of the school vacation of the Tico's and when we arrived there was a huge line for the ticket windows. Luckily we heard you can buy tickets online, we were directed inside of the building where there...More

Thank Wim v
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went with two kids under 4, so that should be factored into the equation. The museum is really good for kids who are above 4 years old, since it looks like there are many great, entertaining activities for them. Our kids were a bit...More

Thank CostaRicaOutsider
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great for kids under 12. Lots to see and play with. Took 6 kids and by the time they got back to the hotel, they could barely walk....skipped dinner, took a bath and crashed. Thank Goodness :-)

1  Thank emdee570
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nancy s
5 January 2015|
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Response from lunna | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Nancy! San Jose, the capital city is about one hour from the coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean and four hour distance to the reef in the Atlantic coast. In both senses there are excellent roads.
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