Central Valley

Museo de los Niños

Museo de los Niños

Situated at the Centro  Centro Costarricense de la Ciencia y la Cultura complex in the capital of San Jose, Costa Rica, the Museo de los Niños is a children’s museum. The interesting thing is that the museum was first housed in what was once San Jose´s old military prison called Central Penitentiary. The place Housed stories of horror, […]

The Costa Rican National Museum (Museo Nacional de Costa Rica)

The Costa Rican National Museum (Museo Nacional de Costa Rica)

Located inside the old Bellavista Fortress, the Costa Rican National Museum has a  display that is very carefully thought out in terms of showcasing the timeline beginning with Pre-Columbian art, to Colonial, Industrial, and then more recent collections. Bellavista Fortress, a crenallated, ochre colored building that was built in 1917 and was originally a military barracks. You will see […]

Museum of Contemporary Art and Design

Museum of Contemporary Art and Design

Founded in 1994, The Museum of Contemporary Art and Design is a museum institution of Central America. It is situated at the at the National Cultural Centre (CENAC),headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Youth. Located in an important historic area of downtown San Jose, in a complex of buildings, this museum is dedicated to disseminate and […]

Museo de Jade

Museo de Jade

The Museo de Jade was founded in 1977 by Fidel Tristan Castro, the first president of the INS. This is an archaeological museum in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is moved to spacious new digs on the west side of the Plaza de la Democracia in 2014. This museum boasts an extensive collection of pre-Columbian artifacts such as […]

Presidential Challenge 2013

Presidential Challenge 2013

  Behold! Anglers, captains and boat owners. The Billfish Foundation is once again returning to Costa Rica for its most awaited event on the calendar, The 17th Annual Presidential Challenge 2013. The Billfish Foundation has been working limitlessly all around the world for the conservation of billfish and other kinds of marine life, not just […]

La Salle Natural Sciences Museum

La Salle Natural Sciences Museum

  La Salle Natural Sciences Museum is standing nearby the southwestern part of the Parque La Sabana in San Jose, Costa Rica. A visit to The Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle is worth the time. Known to hold the interest of its guests for many ages, the museum traces and marks the history of […]

Insect Museum of the University of Costa Rica

Insect Museum of the University of Costa Rica

  In Costa Rica, boredom is out of the question as there are hundreds of activities that will keep the vacationers entertained. Museums make a big part of tourism and when one thinks of Costa Rican museums, The Museo de Insectos comes to mind. The Museo de Insectos (also known as The Insect Museum) is […]

The Museum of Popular Culture

The Museum of Popular Culture

The Museo de Cultura Popular, or The Museum of Popular Culture, is situated between the edges of the town of Santa Lucia de Barva and Heredia in Costa Rica. The museum used to be the house of Costa Rica’s former president, Alfredo Gonzalez Flores. The house was transformed into the museum in 1995 as a commitment to […]

Regional Museum of Costa Rican Art

Regional Museum of Costa Rican Art

Regional Museum of Costa Rican Art is a part of an health institute called Tibas Integrated Clinic which is located in San Juan de Tibas, Costa Rica. The museum’s main purpose is to commit to the artistic heritage and to portray the art as an important part of the physical, mental and spiritual health. By exhibiting various […]

Museum of Marine Biology

  Heredia is a city located in Heredia Province of Costa Rica. The city has various attractions and recreational areas. Museum of Marine Biology is one of most popular places of the city and vacationers should pay at least one visit. It is situated at the School of Marine Biology at the National University. It displays […]

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