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Museo de la Revolucion

Parque Central, Leon, Nicaragua
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An excellent insight into recent history

Here you will be guided by actual freedom fighters as they take you through a very make shift but... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
mikeyzaz
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Sad, but a must-see

In a sad, decrepit building that was military headquarters for the Sandinista revolutionaries after... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Ingelisse
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Golden, Colorado
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Parque Central, Leon, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Here you will be guided by actual freedom fighters as they take you through a very make shift but nonetheless moving story of dictatorship and revolution. It takes an hour at most but easily the best hour you will spend in Leon. A first hand...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

In a sad, decrepit building that was military headquarters for the Sandinista revolutionaries after taking Leon, veterans of the revolution congregate and provide a historical review. There is little to see other than some murals, a few old newspaper articles and some photo montages, but...More

Thank Ingelisse
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The exhibitis need a lot of help, i.e. there are newspaper clippings behind class but I am concerned about their viability longterm. The guide, who spoke English, was very knowledgeable and gave me a real sense of what the the revolution must have been like.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

NOTE: some guides command of english is week, if you can take the tour in spanish. The museum and its guides do a good job of explaining Nicaragua's interesting political history.

Thank EDUARDO N
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Worth a visit. Had a great chat with the guide, who are all locals who played a part in the revoultion. Now, they run this small museo to educate others. Inspiring!

Thank Steph N
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the Museum if the Revolution. Our guide was one of the Sandinistas who fought the Contras. He gave us an excellent explanation of the Revolution as we walked around and looked at pictures! He was very kind and passionate about history. We...More

Thank Nancy G
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

An old palace, which is not maintained at all.. doesnt look like much but the guide told us about the turbulent history with great enthousiasm. Worth a short visit.

Thank KeesDamen
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The tour was very quick and the guide didn't open up for questions. The museum is located in a beautiful building that sadly is not being taken care of.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The guide was very good and extremely knowledgeable as he had fought in the struggle in Leon, and as a Central American who has studied the conflicts, his account and narrative was accurate. The building and photographs are in dire need of repair and upkeep,...More

Thank Margaret7242
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The museum itself isn't much, just a few rooms with photographs and murals. If you love history it is worth the visit. The tour guides really make the experience. They are all veterans of the revolution and share their amazing and personal stories. We even...More

Thank Anna G
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Darlene358
15 February 2016|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
Hola I am from the US and visited The Museum of the Revolution about half a year ago. It is located directly across the Plaza de Armas from the Cathedral in Leon. Sorry, I do not know the address. Originally the building... More
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SmileyRunner
19 January 2015|
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Response from Jody P | Reviewed this property |
We went to the museum on a Sunday, so as far as I know it's open 7 days a week, probably in the 8:30-5:30 range but I can't confirm that. I believe getting some payment to be guides at the museum are how these revolution... More
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