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All reviews excellent museum el salvador great introduction on display central america agriculture exhibition overview artifacts migration settlement anthropology history diaspora mayan country heritage
More than just anthropology, this museum goes from prehistory to catholic influence with the Spaniards to today from Agriculture to burial. Nice exhibits and great bilingual placards. Absolutely something you should see if you have the chance. Educational beyond imagination
This museum is way overrated for me. Downstairs are two rooms. One has agricultural artifacts with explanations only in Spanish... The second is a little more interesting with history of people on El Salvador, but it overloads you with information and is written as if...More
Once you've visit Joya de Cerén, Tazumal and any other archeological site in El Salvador, you must visit this museum: it helps you to get the full picture, understand the country better and put everything into perspective. Good guide in English included in the ticket.
We enjoyed our visit to the museum as a starting point for our two weeks in El Salvador. The first main room and a few others had signage in English which made the visit more enjoyable given our elementary Spanish. It helped give us a...More
Not so large as I had expected, but still worth the visit, and I managed to spend a leisurely 3 hrs anyway. Exhibits on pre-Colombian indigenous people and their crafts, and also lots on the Colonial Era, including how the natives were exploited. There's a...More
This is a very nice museum to visit. There are floor-to-ceiling glass doors that can be opened and there is foliage right outside. Cacao, coffee and sugar cane harvesting is represented as is the use of indigo. Well worth the time - I'd allow about...More
A good assortment of old and new. Very informative and well laid out. Photo exhibition taking place at the same time so saw a little extra.
Would recommend as a must see if you are in town.
Great learning experience.
I spent my time in one gallery that deals explicitly with the migration patterns into and out of El Salvador, beginning with the indigenous people crossing the Bering Straight to the current situation. It is very informative. My family informed me that the rest of...More