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Museo de Guanacaste

Cnr Av 1 | Calle 2, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
+506 2665 7114
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Impressive fortress type building with unimpressive museum.

We walked 650 meters up from Hotel El Bramadero and noted the sign "Administration... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Gene J
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Maybe a Museum some day

The old police jail has been designated to become a museum, but to date it's just an abandoned... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
williamincostarica
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Bagaces, Costa Rica
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6 Mar 2017
“Impressive fortress type building with unimpressive museum.”
15 Nov 2016
“Maybe a Museum some day”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cnr Av 1 | Calle 2, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We walked 650 meters up from Hotel El Bramadero and noted the sign "Administration Cortes(1936-1940)" entering the open metal door. Inside, next to a large museum poster, was a 2005 notice authorizing the building for revitalization of the Cultural and Natural Heritage of the province....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The old police jail has been designated to become a museum, but to date it's just an abandoned jail, interesting from the perspective of insight to the inmates experiences.....graffiti on the walls.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Museo de Guanacaste, once an armory, and then criminal housing center, has ongoing plans for renovated into a museum and community gathering space. In its current state, the museum looks deserted; this is where RAW Tours and OLG have stepped up to lend their...More

Thank Alexia P
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is the old jail and has been going through renovation for several years. The renovations that are complete are beautifully done. I actually like the contrast between what has been refurbished to the old. I can definitely say that I would have liked being...More

Thank Bette G
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

I guess this building is being renovated. We went to the front just to look at it. The guard just let us walk in and gave us a paper with some of the history of the building. We sort of just wandered around the building....More

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

This building is impressive and imposing. It is the former city jail and has a long military history. Apparently it is currently under renovation but we appreciated walking around it. The museo is centrally located and just off the central park. Worth seeing and hopefully...More

1  Thank leawatkins
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