History Museums in San Jose

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History Museums in San Jose

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  • Spirit M
    Pacific Grove, CA43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing collection of Jade and ceramics. Very intricate. Many date back over 1000 years. Wonderful displayed.. well worth the $15 fee that foreigners pay.
    Written January 28, 2024
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  • Alicia
    17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I definitely recommend visiting this place. Aside from learning about the history of Costa Rica, you also get to walk through a garden of butterflies. At the time of my visit, there was also an "art" exhibition room of canvases and stones.

    Entry for an adult was CRC 5,750 or $11 where you'll spend roughly 2 hours (I made sure to check out every room and read all descriptions).
    Written February 11, 2024
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  • FoxTravelers
    San Antonio, TX882 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Easy to visit and see all in 2 hours. Good way to understand the country you are now visiting. For 2 adults was $22 USD and not crowded at all and sits inside an old military fort.
    Written January 25, 2024
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  • Margaret B
    St Martin / St Maarten260 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was my first trip to a jade museum, and I was impressed with the variety of colors it comes in. Descriptions and labeling were informative.
    Written February 22, 2023
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  • nzkiwi99
    auckland101 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    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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  • Jotum
    Knoxville, TN1,544 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Now a small museum, this was the house of a previous president who was a medical doctor and social reformer of Costa Rica. Not a lot to see, but interesting for a few minutes and the Russian embassy is across the street.
    Written February 26, 2016
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