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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum Admission Ticket

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    Visit: Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Calle 5 Between Central and 2nd Ave, San Jose 10104 Costa Rica

    The origins of Costa Rica are enriched by an unparalleled heritage that is safeguarded in one of the main museums of the city of San Jose. In an iconic building you can tour the Costa Rican history through exhibitions with extraordinary, numismatic and artistic objects. Its main hall is the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum where artifacts are the protagonists whose complex elaboration and detailed design are extraordinary within the heritage of Pre-Hispanic cultures. The exhibition shows part of the collection 1586 pieces of pre-Columbian gold with which these Museums have. The room of the Museum of Numismatics displays the largest collection of Costa Rican coins and banknotes worldwide. The tour of this room is a journey through the different stages of the economic, social, political, cultural and even architectural history of the country. To these exhibitions, temporary exhibitions that relate to the three collections are added. It is in them where Costa Rican art acquires prominence and nuances the historical perspective with the creative expression of more than 164 Costa Rican artists.

    NOTE: Due to  renovations an alternative exhibition will be open from July 6th  to September 6th.
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    Departure Point
    At he Museum
    Departure Time
    6/5/2018 - 2/1/2020Monday - Sunday:09:15 AM - 05:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Entry/Admission - Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Once you find the museum (it’s underneath the central plaza) when you buy a ticket you also get access to exhibits about the creation of the currency in Costa Rica by the national bank as well as a circulating art exhibition from a local artist...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank MazenEE
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    He loved it and we spent quite some time here. The exhibits are well displayed and explained. The glitters kept our grandson interested. And the gift shop provided him a place to begin the souvenir purchases for his family back home. Prices were extremely reasonable....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Footprints666722
    Reviewed 5 August 2019

    The collection is very nicely presented and you can learn a lot about Costa Rica's history. The artifacts are beautiful. The descriptions of each display are well written and very explanative.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 425lisab425
    Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

    Nice museum. Some exhibits could have had more explanation. Gold figures and related craftsman items were very cool. Small gift shop with nice items.

    Thank VacationTraveler_K
    Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

    The collection of God and stone artifacts are beautiful and we also enjoyed seeing The Apprentice exhibit while there. My teenaged daughter enjoyed the museum completely. The displays and information are presented in a very friendly manner. The size of the museum is perfect to...More

    Thank Mari B
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