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Jade Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
San Jose Jade Museum General Admission Ticket
from US$15.00*
San Jose Jade Museum General Admission Ticket
from US$15.00*
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“new building”(26 reviews)
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The Jade Museum and of precolumbian culture is positioned as an innovative state-of-the-art cultural proposal in the protection and conservation of archaeological heritage in Central America. Located in the center of Costa Rics's capital, the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Central Av | Street 13 and 13 bis, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
+506 2521 6610
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All reviews five floors new building touch screen pre columbian interactive displays large collection costa rica great collection entrance fee gift shop on display two hours couple of hours pottery information culture objects
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great museum on many levels accessed by stairs and lift/ elevator. Interesting selection of Jade ancestoral jewellery and artifacts on ground floor, pottery and other exhibits of natural history on above floors. Great for children as there are interactive childrens areas, videos to watch...More

Thank Voyage803067
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Besides being a fabulous museum about many types of jade and the history of this stone, there are many wonderful displays about archeology and how ancient peoples lived. It’s really an ‘all in one” museum. You will see Stone Age jade sawing and drilling tools....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you Jade Museum. Wonderful exhibit and loads of information. Especially enjoyed that some of the information was listed in English too. Two exhibits were closed for renovation and the entry price reflected that. (Nice touch.) Highly recommend this museum and of course, Costa Rica....More

Thank Coastal56335338200
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommended by many friends, Jade Museum did not disappoint us. Remarkable collection of jade and other historic pieces of art, representative of Costa Rica and other regions in Central America.

Thank fjacques777
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building. Not worth $15 per person, most of the screens for the exhibits were not working. Largest Jade collection but museum is much more then just jade. There was security/guards/guide in every room, but not helpful with much of anything. Just OKAY.

Thank JasTraveler24
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of ours Gabby took us to the museum. Beautiful well laid out Museum, artifacts well preserved. It cost about $15 to get in. The presentation on each floor was amazing. This attraction is for those who are into learning some history of the...More

Thank Jet36377603441
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entry cost was $8,200c, which I thought was on the high side, although it is a beautifully maintained and clean museum. There is an extensive range of artefacts, and most information is in both Spanish and English. There are touch screens which provide information...More

Thank Sarah_nz31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a five story modern building located steps away from Mercado Central and right next door to National Museum of Costa Rica. An elaborate coverage of jade from stone extraction to polished gems. Also covers lifestyle displays of early Costa Ricans, their day and...More

1  Thank Khalid M J
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were enthralled by the dramatic, artistic presentation of artifacts, history, and culture. Artifacts include jade, stonework, an extensive ceramic/pottery exhibition, a film/hologram, an area for children to experience an archaeological dig and more on five floors of exhibits. However, the presentation design alone is...More

Thank RobinHeydenberk
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This was an absolutely beautiful museum with interesting history about Costa Rica. We stopped in on a very rainy afternoon and had a great visit.

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Tejas G
13 December 2016|
Response from Jade C | Property representative |
Yes we will open on ester sunday, april 2017
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Marsha M
18 November 2016|
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Response from 16monkeys | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may. They have a very small souvenir shop. I found the prices to be a bit high, but that seems to be standard at museums.
Charles H
12 November 2016|
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Response from Laura R |
We are opened from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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