We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo Nacional de Antropologia

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Book In Advance
71
All photos (71)
Full view
{2006_tc_awards_title_ffffe599|s}
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
29°
17°
Feb
30°
17°
Mar
30°
19°
Apr
Contact
Avenida La Revolucion y Alameda Manual Enrique Araujo, San Salvador, El Salvador
Website
+503 2243 3750
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Museo Nacional de Antropologia
from USD 20.00
More Info
from USD 226.50
More Info
Reviews (130)
Filter reviews
58 results
Traveller rating
28
23
5
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
28
23
5
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews excellent museum el salvador great introduction on display central america agriculture exhibition overview artifacts migration settlement anthropology history diaspora mayan country heritage
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 58 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2018

This museum is a real gem - it gives a great introduction to all aspects of El Salvadorean history, starting with the Mayan period, moving on to cover the Spanish conquest & colonial experience, through to modern history since independence right up to the present...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Geoff-SW4
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Small but interesting with a souvenir shop and a very nice Bar/Cafe. Good exhibits labelled Spanish/English.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Great museum. Well laid out. Very comprehensive regarding the history of the nation. But at the same time, not too many things to see them all. Particularly dramatic on the religious history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Amazing museum that is very nice and the displays are very interesting. From the history of Mesoamerica, to the history of agriculture and artisans and also an exhibition on funerary. Most of the displays are in both English and Spanish. Great array of artifacts and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Giantmouse1
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The exhibits at the Anthropological Museum of El Salvador range from the earliest of times to the most recent political and economic aspects. Much detail is included in each phase of time that is presented.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maria B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The museum was a very good surprise. Arrival at the museum: there was a friendly security guard at the entrance. You can leave your backpack there for free. You are allowed to being your camera and water bottle within the museum. Reception: the entry is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LorrLo
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Important part of visiting Salvador. Very well thought. Great transition from the historial paleontologist views to the modern anthropology of Salvador’s history and conflict. Some painful but important historical pearls. Excellent experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jaime U
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This museum will give you the history of El Salvador. It is fascinating because they provide the history in a concise interesting way. The museum is beautiful and has an outside area. I highly recommend if you want to know what El Salvador is all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Clara D
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

$3/adults. Clean bathrooms. Very nice gift shop. Cafe on site with varied menu and good prices. Museum is a gem and every visitor to San Salvador should come here. The background on migration and settlement of El Salvador were interesting. The Salvadoran diaspora panels were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Saranger
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

The MUNA is a small but well curated museum in the center of the city. From the gate to the ticket office and the collection, the staff is gracious and helpful. On the first floor there is a very helpful and bilingual overview of the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Trekker2020
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 54 nearby hotels
Clarion Suites Las Palmas.
112 reviews
.43 km away
Hotel Capital
26 reviews
.46 km away
HOTEL LAS MAGNOLIAS - San Salvador
92 reviews
.50 km away
Sheraton Presidente San Salvador
513 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 378 nearby restaurants
La Gastroteca
158 reviews
.47 km away
Al Pomodoro
264 reviews
.46 km away
La Hola Beto's
156 reviews
.43 km away
Puerto Marisco
80 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 94 nearby attractions
El Salvador Custom Tours
72 reviews
1.28 km away
Multiplaza
87 reviews
1.42 km away
Museo de Arte de El Salvador
150 reviews
.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museo Nacional de Antropologia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines