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Chorotega-Nicarao Museum

Reparto Los Angeles, Chinandega, Nicaragua
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Outstanding ceramics from 10,000 BC through 1524 AD

The cultural context of the various groupings is presented extraordinarily well. Unfortunately it... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
wolfurphy
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Lafayette
Highly recommendable

A small museum but with some incredible precolumbian pieces. It's housed inside a private school... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
jackietrehorn
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Reparto Los Angeles, Chinandega, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The cultural context of the various groupings is presented extraordinarily well. Unfortunately it is all in Spanish. Our English speaking guide did a fair job, but there was so much more info available. The good news is that it a very rich, but small collection....More

Thank wolfurphy
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A small museum but with some incredible precolumbian pieces. It's housed inside a private school complex and is staffed by students, one of which will be glad to give you a tour. If you love art, precolumbian history this is for you.

Thank jackietrehorn
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was an interesting little museum. The displays are great and the guides they provide are school children. Doing the tours at the museum is part of their history lesson and they are required to be there even on the weekends. Our guide did not...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This out of the way museum has an excellent collection of pre-Colombian art. It is arranged in chronological order. All of the signs are in Spanish. There is a $4.00 entrance fee. If you take pictures, there is a $2.00 donation per camera. This fee...More

1  Thank Hollis P
Reviewed 7 May 2016

On the way back from Leon to the port of Corinto our tour included a stop at the Chorotega Museum, and it was the very best part of the trip! (To me this was much more interesting than a Cathedral built by the Spanish which...More

2  Thank sandlun
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