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Costa Rica is not known for its arts and crafts, but this store does function as a museum and provides wonderful examples/sale items from Costa Rican's indigenous cultures and contemporary artisans. You will learn a lot and have a chance to buy unique gifts (while...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Souvenir Museum!
We are pleased that you have summarized our goals so well.
Souvenir Museum is a place to:
- Learn about the Costa Rican culture and identity.
- Create real opportunities to improve...More
We were so frustrated wanting to bring back something special for our kids, but couldn't find anything that wasn't mass produced. Robert, at Souvenir Museum, was great in explaining all of the products. They were a bit pricier (but there was very much a range...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018
Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Souvenir Museum! We are so glad your kids have special gifts from Costa Rica.
Our goals is to offer authentic crafts for all budgets, give the opportunity to leave a footprint in Costa Rica...More
Absolutely loved our visit, unlike the normal souvenir shops, this one actually has a very knowledgeable guide to educate you on the different Costa Rican, indigenous cultures, there geographical locations, their artistry, their customs, and significance of their craft. We loved learning about them !!...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018
Hello Mrs. Curtis!
Thank you very much for sharing your experience!
We love that our shop is also a museum! This allows us to share the culture and identity of our people through our crafts and guide you to experience the authentic Costa Rica.
A friend and I went there and was greeted by Robert. He was extremely knowledgeable and explained the story behind the pieces. The prices were very fare and the craftsmanship was beautiful. This is not somewhere you are going to find mass produced items. This...More
Thank Kim C
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018
Hello Kim C!
We are indeed fortunate to have visitors like you!
We were proud to show the quality and authenticity of our crafts and it is always a pleasure to share the culture and traditions of Costa Rica through our service.
We will be...More
We stopped here because we wanted to get some authentic fair trade souvenirs to bring home with us.
Unfortunately when we got there we discovered that were going to be closed the whole week for holiday week. But much to our joy Melissa was coming...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director General at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018
It was a beautiful coincidence to meet with you at the Museum-Store!
It is always a pleasure to welcome our visitors and share our values and the history behind each craft.
We love being part of an enterprise that stands out for its...More
This small shop features souvenirs made only in Costa Rica. The knowledgeable staff person explained in detail where, how, and why each of the souvenirs are made. The history and geography of each item relates directly to the culture of its original indigenous tribe. We...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018
We love knowing how meaningful your visit and the souvenirs you purchased were for you.
In only 51 100 square kilometers, Costa Rica has 4% of the planet's biodiversity and in just over 50 square meters of exhibition in our Museum Store, we...More
We stopped by this place on the way to the airport. The concept of a souvineer museum is new to me. There are some unique souvineers here and there are also some that can be found at the airport. I purchased a wood carving here...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017
Hello Prince of Vacay!
We are so glad you visited us and discovered the quality of Souvenir Museum’s handicrafts and the artistic talent of our Costa Rican artisans.
Souvenir Museum is a fair trade enterprise which prices are fair for our visitors, but also for...More
Really high quality locally sourced gifts. Bought sloth earingings and necklace - not available in London!!
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Gerente at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016
Hello Wifwaf1954, thank you so much for recommending Souvenir Museum!
The earrings and necklace are more than a souvenir, they are the opportunity to continue improving the quality of life of Costa Rican artisans.
You buy, you give!
Greetings from Costa Rica.
This is a small store conveniently located not far from the airport that offers locally made artisan items. The beauty of this business is not only are you getting authentic items, but you are supporting local artisans by purchasing souvenirs here. We were enthusiastically greeted,...More
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Gerente at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016
Hello acr0cker. Thank you very much for sharing your experience! We really love receiving visitors like you and we are so glad you have enjoyed the authentic Costa Rican handicrafts that our artisans make and the personalized attention that our visitors receive at our museum-store....More
Gorgeous space inside with amazing items! Think of a Museum of Art Gift Store with Costa Rican artifacts!
Thank Laura C
SOUVENIRMUSEUM, Manager at Souvenir Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2016
Hello Laura! We love when our visitors discover the wonderful crafts we have and theirs stories. Thank you for you feedback! We are going to think if there is a better name that describe the authentic handicrafts we have.