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Precolumbian Gold Museum

Closed Open from 9:15am-5:00pm
Address: Calle 5 | Between Central and 2nd Ave, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
Phone: +506 2243 4202

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  • Franco_Cartin
    Franco_Cartin
    San Jose
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    Amazing experience!!!

    I have taken my English class students to this museum. The staff is fantastic, very friendly, kind and helpful. The displays are top!! Nice atmosphere, very educational field trip, and the students...

    Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020
  • 8MikeM
    8MikeM
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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    Not worth the time or money

    A bit of a faff to get your tickets. The building is beautiful and the displays are lovingly shown. The information is concise and meaningful, but it's all a bit boring and repetitive.

    Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020
  • Janet L
    Janet L
    Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
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    Exquisitely crafted, highly detailed objects

    We did not pre-book and on a mid-Sunday afternoon that was not a problem. Non-flash photography is permitted. The very best pieces are near the end. There are also pieces of pottery and information...

    Reviewed on Apr 20, 2020
  • Florian254
    Florian254
    Norddeutschland
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    Very interesting exhibition

    telling you about gold and its importance in the culture of south and middle America, showcasing some very beautiful pieces, showing some ways how to create pieces of art from gold and tells you somet...

    Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020
  • newt46
    newt46
    Saranac Lake, NY
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    Not Just About Gold

    I can only say that it is a bit of a misrepresentation to promote this as "The Museum of Gold". Rather, seemed to us to be mostly a superbly laid-out and executed museum about pre-columbian cultures...

    Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

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