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Museo de Arte Costarricense

Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
+506 2256 1281
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This museum displays works by local artists.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
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+506 2256 1281
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"airport terminal"
in 23 reviews
"costa rican art"
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"sculpture garden"
in 15 reviews
"sabana park"
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"bas relief"
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"golden room"
in 9 reviews
"art museum"
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"free admission"
in 7 reviews
"vip lounge"
in 7 reviews
"four walls"
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"room upstairs"
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"small museum"
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"flight control"
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"modern times"
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"small gem"
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"favorite pieces"
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"wall panels"
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting to know the Costa Rica history is engraved in the walls of the museum entrance. The sculptures were also impressive and the garden was beautiful.

Thank Roberto S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dragged our kids, but we all had a great time once there. The sculpture garden made a great spot for taking pictures (kids imitating the statues...). Beautiful and interesting way to spend an hour+.

Thank davensiv
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit. It is a beautiful building with lots of beautiful statues and displays. We really enjoyed spending time here. The best part of all is there is no entrance fee to enjoy a wonderful place.

Thank Terrence S
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Not only because is a museum dedicated to the Art of Costa Rica, but also because its building holds a lot of history, as it was the internationala airport for the country before the opening of the new one. worth a visit

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Beautiful sculpture gardens, excellent exhibition, historic architecture & active outreach to local youth. Don’t miss this (and do plan on more than the 15 minutes that most day tours seem to allocate)!

Thank U2097BClaurenb
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

We loved the atmosphere in this beautiful iconic building. Imagine what air travel must have felt like when this was the airport building! It is a wonderfully kept historic place, the perfect backdrop for displaying various temporary collections. Don’t miss the sculpture garden behind it....More

1  Thank EvdWRotterdam
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The former airport terminal from a more romantic time for travel - this building is a treasure - make sure you don't miss the former VIP lounge on the second floor! The grounds are also an oasis from the nearby non stop traffic of the...More

2  Thank Peytonsage
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

we came here for the Sabana Parc on a Sunday, to see locals spending their free day. as the weather turned worse, we dropped in here and were amazed. the building itself is worth the visit. this is the former airport building from the 1940s....More

Thank r0landbrunner
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

This is a must see. Its Free too! The quality of art in this place is fantastic. I highly recommend a visit if you enjoy mid century art as well as some modern contemporary art. Then go upstairs to see magnificent wood wall carvings that...More

Thank Scoutwonderworld
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this art gallery on a walk through San Jose. It's free to get in and has lots of lovely art. Definitely worth a trip

Thank Kim-Neil
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Lacey s
March 24, 2015|
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Response from Suzanne F | Reviewed this property |
It's for free. Do not expect a large museum, though, in case you are used to the large European museums. It's basically composed of a large main hall at the entrance, two small rooms at the North side, about a Southern room... More
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