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Museo de Arte de El Salvador

Calle Circunvalacion, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2243 6099
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Small but significant

We visited this museum with a small group led by a woman who had been there. The entrance fee is... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Great museum

This museum exhibits the works of a great number of Salvadorian artists. I truly enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
San Salvador, El Salvador
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  • Average9%
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“art museum” (6 reviews)
“great museum” (3 reviews)
“civil war” (4 reviews)
Calle Circunvalacion, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2243 6099
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We visited this museum with a small group led by a woman who had been there. The entrance fee is $1.50, so it is affordable for almost anyone. It's a small museum, and the descriptions include explanations about the historical significance of the art works....More

Thank Eldereaglewatcher
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This museum exhibits the works of a great number of Salvadorian artists. I truly enjoy the chronological order in which they've organized the works, and the overall environment --and of course, the art.

Thank Umeko11
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited MARTE on a quite Sunday afternoon and had a lovely visit. The museum is small but the collection does a very good job of representing the artistic, political, and cultural history of El Salvador. We felt like we learned so much about the...More

Thank TravelAvecLili
Reviewed 26 November 2016

MARTE, is a beatiful museum with permanent expositions, temporary and modern art. Has exposed a Rembrandt, Picasso, Miro, Chagall among other excellent painters

Thank cristalesavila
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This museum experience is one you will like while in San Salvador. We attended the place while in a business event and they have a good museum display. Quite small but good salvdoran art display. We even tried the restaurant inside the premises and its...More

Thank Javier C
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This museum is split into 6 sections. One was closed during our visit. One of these was a temporary exhibit. Good chance to learn about the effect of the civil war on civilians and artists alike through art. Majority of information is in Spanish. Part...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

A view into the soul of El Salvador. Diverse collection of vibrant art and sculpture that captures history, perseverance and spirit of the Salvadorean people. A must see!

1  Thank Exptrav99
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The work displayed in the first floor of the museum changes on a regular basis and they have made education programs a focus of their work. I have seen work there that I couldn't see anywhere else. My kids have taken the art classes on...More

1  Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Great collection of Modern art, including many pieces that are an expression of the war in El Salvador. If you are looking for a museum, which I was, this was an easy pick an very enjoyable.

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I am not traditionally a fan of modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures, but I am a fan of modern architecture. And this place is a perfect example of modern architecture in San Salvador, and an example of an exception to my relative disdain of...More

Thank Christopher A
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Is this museum open on Mondays and what is the admission fee?
17 October 2015|
Response from DanEldon | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if it is open on Mondays. We paid no fee.