Speciality Museums in San Jose

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Speciality Museums in San Jose

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  • Jo-An G
    1 contribution
    We visited today it was a very rainy day and not a lot of visitors. The building was an amazing structure and a great part was underground. The information was very interesting and gave us an insight of the pre columbian gold and the cultural growth of Costa Rica.
    I would visit again
    Written November 7, 2022
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  • Keith L
    Lancashire, UK14 contributions
    Amazing museum with a phenomenal collection of pre-Colombian jade artefacts. All clearly labelled in Spanish and English. Lots of context given, and interesting comparisons with contemporary jewellery and sculpture in Europe and Asia. The background music was also very atmospheric, and suited the displays well.
    Written December 1, 2021
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  • nzkiwi99
    auckland101 contributions
    Probably one of my favourite places on the planet. Please - never change this museum. Don't upgrade it!
    It truly is a wonderful treasure, and has bought me immense joy.
    Written August 5, 2022
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  • piriot
    Stresa, Italy639 contributions
    This used to be the main building of the old airport. Wonderful building, lovely art both in and out of the venue. We just loved this.
    Written December 28, 2015
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  • bighack
    San Miguel de Allende, Mexico76 contributions
    This is a low tech but fantastic museum, with beautiful specimens and a lot of information (mostly Spanish) on all kinds of bugs. The staff was super helpful and showed us their lab room with lots of living (and creepy) insects. The museum is hidden in the basement of the UCR Music building, and well worth a visit.
    Written January 14, 2020
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  • County-Hunter
    Tacoma, WA3,026 contributions
    We were on a private tour of downtown San Jose with the itinerary pretty much up to us. We decided to skip the Jade museum and instead went here. It was a good decision. We found the museum better than expected. It wasn't crowded and there was a lot of exhibits to see and explore. Learned a lot. All in all an enjoyable visit.
    Written August 26, 2022
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