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Chorotega-Nicarao Museum

Reparto Los Angeles, Chinandega, Nicaragua
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Worth the time!

This small museum is bursting with a collection of excellent pre-Columbian art and artifacts. It is... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Ellen D
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Denver, CO
Cultural Oasis

This small, but chocked full of artifacts is a prize of Nicaragua. Proceeds are used for local... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
CaribeTraveller
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Huntsville, AL
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Reparto Los Angeles, Chinandega, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This small museum is bursting with a collection of excellent pre-Columbian art and artifacts. It is located in the Chorotega district in an otherwise residential area. The museum building itself is modern and air conditioned. Across the courtyard is another building which houses the classrooms...More

Thank Ellen D
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This small, but chocked full of artifacts is a prize of Nicaragua. Proceeds are used for local education and recovery of the items is a learning tool in preservation. The displays begin in the paleo Indian period and encompass eight distinct periods. The range and...More

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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
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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.

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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

1  Thank Bill P
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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

2  Thank Hollis P
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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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