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Mi Museo

Calle Atravesada 505, Granada 11111, Nicaragua
+505 2552 7614
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Not the best, but o.k. if your first look at Pre Columbian Ceramics

Most of the ceramics on display are pre Columibian. If you have not been exposed to an array of... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Ixchen
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Denver, Colorado
An interesting stop on a walking tour of Granada

This is one of the only museums in Granada. It's an eclectic collection of pottery, archeological... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Fang4
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Montreal
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Mi Museo, Granada Collection, is a private collection of Nicaraguan Pre-Columbian ceramics. The collection contains more than 15.000 pieces which originate from the period between 2000 BC to 1550 AD. Mi Museo is located in the historical center of the oldest colonial city on the continent, Granada, in a building dating back to 1868. The building was restored with attention to its original design and preserving as many of the original features as possible.
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Calle Atravesada 505, Granada 11111, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Most of the ceramics on display are pre Columibian. If you have not been exposed to an array of such before, it would be worth your effort and the $5 USD entrance fee, which I considered to be a donation. It is a a medium...More

1  Thank Ixchen
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is one of the only museums in Granada. It's an eclectic collection of pottery, archeological finds, history and progress on current digs. There are lots of signs in English so you certainly won't be lacking information, even without a guide. At $5/person it's an...More

1  Thank Fang4
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The museum is full of pre-Colombian artifacts found around Nicaragua. It has recently been (end of 2015) redone with the explanation plaques done in English and Spanish. A children's section is being added to spark their interest and artisans are now there showing their wares...More

1  Thank Darrell B
Reviewed 25 December 2015

they have a nice collection of artifacts, and some posters in english to describe what you see but it's mostly about the process of finding and documenting those artifacts rather than about the times of when those people lived and their live and history. there...More

Thank createdreality
Andreas K, Owner at Mi Museo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2015

Dear Glaze123, Thank you for your review of the museum. I'm sad to hear that there wasn't a guide available. We normally have an English speaking guide and several Spanish speaking guides available to show the museum. As you point out, they bring the artefacts...More

Reviewed 11 December 2015

Interesting archeological collection. Highlight for me was the interpretation: there is a lot of info available, both in Spanish and in English. Worth 1 to 2 hours of your time. I especially liked this since most other activities in Nica were nature rather than culture...More

Thank siel
Reviewed 1 December 2015

If you want a bog standard arty museum reflecting the area this is it. Not brilliant, but not bad. We had a guide which made it more interesting, but those really interested in art will get the most out of it.More

Thank Freddyminster
Andreas K, Owner at Mi Museo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015

Dear Freddyminster, Thanks for your review in November. We've listened and made changes. There is now much more information available for visitors in English and Spanish about Nicaraguan history, how people lived and the context for all the ceramics collection. We've also worked hard to...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

I visited this museum with my three young children, for whom I had made a little scavenger hunt in advance. Their activity meant that I could not listen very carefully to the guide's presentation, and we went through quickly. But it is a well designed...More

Thank solachic
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This museum has lots of interesting arts work and artifacts that tells you the history of Nicaragua. It is not vast, but enough to say how people lived in those days. Well kept and it has a nice garden inside.

Thank annminky
Reviewed 15 October 2015

loved walking room after room to see so many famous artists (Picasso, Miro, etc). also, the gardens are lovely. Very peaceful.

Thank TravelAgentDonna
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is a perfect place to learn about the culture and history of granada and the litle tows arround the area here you can see the mayas urns, and chorotegas, see the diferent between both of them, what mean the art and the colors for...More

Thank turissanicaragua
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