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Museo de la Revolucion Salvadorena

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Calle Los Heroes | Town Center, Perquin 3217, El Salvador
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The museum is a wonderful compilation of photos and artifacts from the Civil War in El Salvador (officially 1980-1992). Our guide was a former combatant who shared stories of the revolution. There is no mistaking the part the US had in the deaths of thousands...More

1  Thank Eldereaglewatcher
Reviewed 14 August 2017

very nice place to state clean good service very good food not price safe place friendly people over all vety good

Thank julio1166
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a great museum. The guides were Guerillas in the war and have some incredible stories. Along with the monument, this place is very humbling. El Mozote should be visited by all travelers to El Salvador in the same way that Anne Franks house...More

Thank Frijolero
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The museum is both indoor and outdoor, featuring actual weapons and equipment used during the civil war, the experience of the tunnels that were dug to avoid bombs, destroyed aircraft, photos and narrative. Worth seeing.

Thank EgyptTripper
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A series of sheds tell the story about the civil war. Plenty of photos of those killed, and the weapons used . A radio studio had egg trays on the walls and ceiling for sound insulation which I thought worth copying.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Inserting and engaging historical displays of the civil war in this part of Wl Salvador. Members of the community may offer to help show one around, albeit the displays speak for themselves (if you wish such additional assistance, be prepared to tip -- otherwise be...More

1  Thank Carlos Scott L
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Do not expect a huge and decent museum. But taking into account their limitations, it is faur enough. Please, talk with ex-guerrilleros that volunteer there to know more about the conflict and their lifes. This is the main plus of this museum

2  Thank Thecatalanboss
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Four bumpy hours from San Salvador gets you to the center of the Revolucion Salvadorena. Photos, posters, and artifacts (including pieces of a former US ARMY helicopter) document what happened here. Most impressive is the radio station Radio Vinceremos 100.5FM, with on-site photos when it...More

1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Perquin was hit hard during the war and has a proud histroy of resistance. The museum is rustic, but worthwhile. You need to speak Spanish to really appreciate it, so if you don't find a translator. The musuem is next to a small hike with...More

2  Thank Acebo R
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Don't go with Smithsonian standards in mind but rather realizing this is history that is so fresh it will make you wonder what else is happening around the world that you aren't really paying attention to in the comforts of your home/Country. It is absolutely...More

2  Thank Onward_12
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