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Sitio Barriles Museum

Volcan, Panama
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Amazing place!

We went here which was a bit of a drive from Boquete, but worth it. Got a little confused and... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Remarkable archeological site with stunning bamboo and heliconias

Interesting pre-Columbian artifacts and archaeological site. Edna was quite remarkable as she gave... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Roger S
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4 Mar 2017
“Amazing place!”
4 Mar 2017
“Remarkable archeological site with stunning bamboo and heliconias”
Volcan, Panama
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went here which was a bit of a drive from Boquete, but worth it. Got a little confused and didn't have clear directions, but my broken Spanish at a local gas station got us the information we needed to find it. It is a...More

Thank cmcbrooks
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting pre-Columbian artifacts and archaeological site. Edna was quite remarkable as she gave us a tour of the gardens and artifacts. Don't miss this opportunity to discover some of original inhabitants of the Chiriqui highlands

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

On the day we stopped in, there was a festival going on for natives from the area. So we paid the additional fee to join their festivities. But first, the owner took us on a tour of the small museum, grounds, and dig site. Has...More

Thank Ckrenzel
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We went to visit this place with the lady we were staying with and it was wonderful. The stroll through her beautiful garden with all these neat flowers, plant, trees and bird noises. Then we got a tour by Edna who runs the Barriles museum...More

Thank Ehe20
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Historical site with a museum and pathways to walk. The owner is able to tell you about the history of the place and show you the museum. We were very glad that we stopped by. Only thing missing is a sign when you first go...More

2  Thank connie j
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting artefacts, the guide was very knowleagable, and the owner very passionate about all discoveries on site. Dont miss it.

1  Thank Marcela M
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This archaeological site is on a local person's home site. the tour took described the discovery, the National Geographic's participation and several Universities' participation in uncovering and understanding the site. This part of the tour was conducted on a covered patio. Then we were escorted...More

2  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a small private museum, but has some very interesting things. The original large statues that they excavated here are in Panama City, but they have replicas. There are not many pre Spanish indigenous sites in Panama. It will only take you about 30...More

Thank Laughingface2
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is a very interesting historical attraction. It is a short, easy drive out of Volcan. Just look for the blue sign on the left hand side of the road on the Main Street in Volcan. The site itself is on a private farm. You...More

2  Thank Iguana Hunter
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We've been here twice over the last 4 years. You are given the option of guided tour or walk on your own. If you want to save a (very) few bucks and walk on your own you would quickly come to the conclusion there is...More

2  Thank DCB-Bend
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Are you open on Sundays?
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22 February 2016|
Response from hylkes | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open all day from 8.00 to 17.00
Hay que hacer cita previa o algún tipo de reservación para ir? Estoy pensando ir con unos familiares que vienen del extranjero.
5 February 2017|
Response from LariOPanama | Reviewed this property |
Hola: No es necesario hacer reservación. Ellos trabajan durante todo el dia y trabajan por grupos. Puedes tardar entre 20 a 30 minutos
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