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Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent place within the city to know about the origins, including the pre-Spanish colony and post colony with great illustrations and archeological objects related to agriculture, religion, etc.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank SoloBurr
Reviewed 2 February 2016

A stunning museum giving a first time traveller to El Salvador an educational overview of this incredible countrys history

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

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.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank moniqx
Reviewed 2 January 2016

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

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank TA L
Reviewed 19 December 2015

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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 24 October 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Wackytiel
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank PeterBruceG
Reviewed 18 October 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
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