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Museo Nacional de Antropologia

Avenida La Revolucion y Alameda Manual Enrique Araujo, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2243 3750
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Avenida La Revolucion y Alameda Manual Enrique Araujo, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2243 3750
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stop and a perfect intro to El Savador's history and heritage. highly recommended

Thank barjoja
Reviewed 2 June 2017

An exceptional way to get a quick historical overview of El Salvador and Central America. It is dated in both it's presentation and upkeep, but ... Inexpensive. Broad range of topics. Clean. Good location.

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Thankfully it was a cloudy day for the 2.3km walk south from our Morrison Hotel. After stowing our backpack and paying $3 each, we entered the main Hall of Migration with a multitude of exhibits: Indigenous settlement showcasing ceramics from a variety of archeological sites,...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This museum covers in a good way most of the history of El Salvador. They have a Xipe Totec sculpture that I just love. IMO, the last floor, dedicated to Monseñor Romero, is too much information on a single character. However, to each its own.

Thank Umeko11
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The museum gives visitors an excellent overview of the history of this beautiful nation. It is not a revisionist history; it shows both the achievements and the dark days of the country.

Thank Foodfan128
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I enjoyed this more than I thought, having been anthropology museums (I get bored easily). Plenty to see and most exhibitions in Spanish and English.

Thank CarmenSandiego2012
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If you don't know much about the history and settlement of El Salvador this is an great place to start beginning with first precolombian settlers up through newer immigrants coming from Italy and the Middle East. There is also an excellent exhibition of recent and...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Having been disappointed by many museums in the past, I didn't expect much... But I was pleasantly surprised by this one! When I arrived, at 4pm on a Sunday afternoon, I was the only one there (it felt a bit surreal). As I wandered into...More

Thank Jasmine J
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent place within the city to know about the origins, including the pre-Spanish colony and post colony with great illustrations and archeological objects related to agriculture, religion, etc.

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 19 June 2016

More than just anthropology, this museum goes from prehistory to catholic influence with the Spaniards to today from Agriculture to burial. Nice exhibits and great bilingual placards. Absolutely something you should see if you have the chance. Educational beyond imagination

Thank Michael M
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