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Precolumbian Gold Museum

Museos del Banco Central de Costa Rica
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Open Open from 9:15am-5:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time:2-3 hours
Address:Calle 5 | Between Central and 2nd Ave, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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  • billk2345678
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    The history or Gold in Costa Rica - a worthwhile 2-3 hours

    Loved this presentation, from the artifacts and curation down the the siting and style of the building. If it's raining, do take care traversing the plaza above as the puddles are invisible. There ...

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  • robocop2013
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    Incredible

    A museum that has an incredible amount of objects made of gold, even though the majority of the objects were taken out of Costa Rica through the years. The details of the objects are incredible and th...

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  • carlosn593
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    Not bad, a little too expensive

    The building architectire is cool. You will find a good collection of pre-Columbian gold jewelry and artifacts. Many of the objects are repeated several times, so it gets somehow boring at a point. T...

    Reviewed on /Date(1627802593000+0800)/
  • Mike B
    Mike B
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    Fascinating!

    This museum is called the "Gold Museum" in Spanish, due to the large quantity of artifacts made from gold. The museum also hosts a numismatic collections of Costa Rica coins. There is also an art gall...

    Reviewed on /Date(1625242571000+0800)/
  • A6506JAmelissak
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    A golden opportunity in San Jose

    This small but very interesting museum is worth the 1-2 hours it takes to see. The film about the indigenous people and their efforts to maintain their language is excellent. I highly recommend spen...

    Reviewed on /Date(1624350764000+0800)/

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