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“lots of gold”

Precolumbian Gold Museum
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USD 11.00*
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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum Admission Ticket
Ranked #5 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A large collection of indigenous gold art.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Nice presentation of gold and the history of gold and very informative. Easy to find and within walking of many other sites.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank carlaclift
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"costa rican money"
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"on display"
in 49 reviews
"pre columbian"
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"three floors"
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting artifacts"
in 13 reviews
"indigenous peoples"
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"couple of hours"
in 27 reviews
"history of costa rica"
in 40 reviews
"national theatre"
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"two hours"
in 15 reviews
"central america"
in 18 reviews
"currency"
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"exhibits"
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"coins"
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"vault"
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice way to spend an hour in San Jose. The bottom floor has all the best exhibits
While we were there there was an art exhibit on the first sun level that was ok.
It’s worth a look in the old vault on the first level as well.
All the displays have English and Spanish writing and the videos are in English or with subtitles

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robcee1
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's an excellent option while in San Jose. In particular, during rainy days. This attraction is very affordable and will entertain you and your family for 3-5 hours. I've spent 5 hours in there, but you can make this attraction as long or as short as you want. However, it's a very interesting collection.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jose M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

An excellent place to visit. Gives the history of the Costa Rican currency. Also it doubles up as an art gallery with some excellent pieces to view. Nit many things to see in San Jose but this is top of the list.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lynne2908
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is certainly worth a visit and I hugely enjoyed the visit to this amazing museum. The information and lay out is superb.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
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