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Museo de Arte Costarricense

Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
+506 2256 1281
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This museum displays works by local artists.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sabana park” (16 reviews)
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Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109, Costa Rica
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+506 2256 1281
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"airport terminal"
in 21 reviews
"sculpture garden"
in 20 reviews
"sabana park"
in 16 reviews
"costa rican artists"
in 14 reviews
"bas relief"
in 11 reviews
"golden room"
in 8 reviews
"vip lounge"
in 7 reviews
"art museum"
in 12 reviews
"free admission"
in 6 reviews
"four walls"
in 6 reviews
"room upstairs"
in 6 reviews
"small museum"
in 11 reviews
"modern times"
in 3 reviews
"small gem"
in 3 reviews
"wall panels"
in 2 reviews
"current exhibition"
in 2 reviews
"perfect morning"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved every part of this museum. From the sculpture garden to the paintings of Alvaro Bracci depicting a modern twist on biblical scenes. Most amazing of all was the upper room mural by goldsmith Luis Férom Parizot. A low relief stucco, carved and painted...More

Thank Jorge C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wont lie and tell you the museum is amazing, but for the low-low price of free, you can have a look around a unique collection in a building that was once the airport! It's a bit outside of the main portion of downtown, but...More

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Housed in an old airport, this is a quirky little art gallery. Good selection of contemporary art that rotates on a regular basis. The building is very interesting in it's own right. Worth checking out.

Thank pkuf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice architecture and wood work, plus base relief room upstairs and sculpture garden. On Sabana park which is a nice place to walk. Art not worth a glance.

Thank Leland S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice exhibits of Costa Rican artists. Small outdoor sculpture garden. Lovely architecture of the old airport is preserved.

Thank ckras11
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

For family of four with two teens, it was a perfect morning outing. It is free, easy to get to in car, Uber or taxi. Museum is free, in Spanish only, and can be done in little over 1 hour. The sculpture garden is nice,...More

Thank Keely P
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We spent about an hour going through the gallery and we really enjoyed the exhibits, as well as the beautiful building itself. It doesn't need much time as its rather small, but the fact that its free is a bonus! It is about a 25-min...More

Thank Lindsay M
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This was our last stop on our last day of a 2 1/2 week trip sightseeing in Costa Rica. We really enjoyed the artwork—both indoors and outdoors. Upstairs there is a lovely room that is composed entirely of wooden carved artwork on all four walls...More

Thank travelingCAgal
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

We took a local bus to get to this museum but ended up not spending a lot of time in it. The building itself is beautiful but personally, I wasn't that crazy about the art that was displayed inside. There is a nice sculpture garden...More

Thank PicMorDaisies
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The adults and kids had a good time at the museum. There's a variety of art pieces on the ground floor and the view from the top floor is gorgeous. There are sculptures in the back for historical knowledge and good photo opportunities. The bathrooms...More

Thank ljmsweets
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Janet B
27 June 2015|
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Response from jaytay36 |
It's closed on the weekend. It's open Mon - Fri 8-4
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Lacey s
24 March 2015|
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Response from Suzanne F | Reviewed this property |
It's for free. Do not expect a large museum, though, in case you are used to the large European museums. It's basically composed of a large main hall at the entrance, two small rooms at the North side, about a Southern room... More
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