Architecturally very nice building/fortress. Didn't have enough time to fully walk it through, but expositions that I've seen thrilled and interested me
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I really enjoyed this museum, we had one day in San Jose at the start of the trip and decided to go here. Amazing room of butterflies and hummingbirds and then a lovely, interesting and relaxed museum at the back. They have a good variety...More
Located in San Jose center lots of history on the building itself was a forth converted to museum. Inside there are lots of interesting combination of exhibits butterflies, military, former presidents quarters, paintings and much to much to mention you won't be disappointed. next door...More
Very interesting. Quite a story of the transformation of the government and how they treated the citizens.
I had 3 museums on my list to explore while in San Jose, CR. The National Museum, the Gold Museum, and the Jade Museum. I hit the National Museum first and it covered everything of the two others and as a plus when you go...More
While on a self-guided walking tour along Central Avenue (Avenida Central) pedestrian mall, I came across an interesting park with a yellow building at the other end. Approaching, I saw a sign designating this National Museum. What a delight to find a butterfly garden and...More
This great centrally located museum gave us a great overview of the history of Costa Rica. It has a lovely butterfly garden and various different rooms with interesting history and explanations. Worth a visit!