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Museo Ruben Dario

Calle Central, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8653 4011
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Central, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8653 4011
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is more than we expected. There are painting from before 1000AD. It has amazing historical paintings about the culture and wars in Latin America. There are artifacts from the indigenous people in Nicaragua as well.

Thank PaulS19582015
Reviewed 29 June 2017

If you have an interest in this poet or a bit of Nicaragua history this museum is worth walking through. It is like walking through his home or his life with his works under glass, pictures of his family around and his death bed on...More

Thank Pickle W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to look around. Well kept. Helpful staff, nice toilets. We really wanted to find out more about the famous poet. It is nice to walk around, however I did not find us staying there that long to absorb as much as I could...More

Thank littlebluedunebuggy
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Having studied and traveled in Nicaragua for 3 weeks, I learned a lot about this country's beloved and famous poet, Ruben Dario. So, I wanted to make sure I visited the museum and house where he briefly lived. It was well worth it to see...More

Thank Terese K
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Glad to be in this air conditioned house and see yet more art work. There were also some wonderful sculptures.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our guide took us to his statue and then inside the building in the university where there is a significant display of the stories of his life including his death. It was a quick tour but it was obvious that he played an important role...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This museum provides a snapshot into the life of the most famous literary persona of Nicaragua, who also made a name for himself throughout Latin America (as you learn going through the museum). Unfortunately, if you don't have at least some Spanish knowledge, you might...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Unique experience being in the home of Dario. His body lies entombed in the Cathedral in Leon, overseen by a lion. This house is where he allegedly wrote his first poem. See his bed. It happens that it was also the confinement place of another...More

Thank Gshanley
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A collection of artifacts connected to one of Nicaragua's most revered national heroes. Probably not that interesting for most western museum-goers. Nothing written in english, tour guides speak only spanish.

Thank Garry H
Reviewed 26 December 2016

For lovers of Latin American literature, this is a must see. For everyone else, it is of mild interest. Very little of the explanations are in English, so you will need some Spanish to fully appreciate. Worth a stop but just not too much time.

Thank CookGirl-CA
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