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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
Tip: Good restaurant next to the museum, Bistro San Lourenzo. Luch menus start at $7.99 (check my reviews and pics).
Pros: interesting, well organized, helpful staff, cheap ($3).
Highlights: Monsenhor Romero room, Mural at entrance and Maya statue.
Cons: It doesn't have lockers.
This museum is just a group of thrown together rooms with several artefacts. It was fairly cheap to get in ($3) but there were no interactive displays and some of the rooms were still being renovated. I dont speak Spanish and only half the displays...More
As far as museums go, this one isn't particularly interesting. Had a really cool exhibit on photography in Japan, but the local anthropological information wasn't particularly well-curated, had very little English (fine for my ex and I, but not for a lot of people), and...More
Small but interesting displays on the anthropology and ceramics of El Salvador. Also a temporary exhibit on the women of wartime El Salvador when we were there. Worth a stop. (Also a nice cafe adjoining the museum.)
I walked to the museum from my hotel (Alicante) in La Sultana & it has a nice series of displays about the culture & history of the area--displays on agricultural development, cacao. coffee, maize, for example. I recall that the exhibitions are signed only in...More