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All reviews butterfly garden history of costa rica old fortress army barracks pre columbian natural history beautiful butterflies butterfly room bella vista temporary exhibits interesting displays lots of history couple of hours few hours on display central america sphere
This was my favorite museum of the three we visited in San José. I learned a lot about the history and development of Costa Rica, and the museum setting itself is very pleasant with good views and nice gardens. A bonus is that there is...More
We wanted to learn more about this beautiful country beyond rainforests and animals, and this was an excellent place to do that. There are different sections showing histories of the pre-columbian era, the 1800s, the building itself, and the butterfly exhibit. This museum was located...More
The museum was great to visit especially for first timers coming from the United States. It was my seven-year-old and myself. It was very informative and very interesting… Explain a lot of coaster Rican history. I would go again. The butterfly area was our favorite.
I was already in the area, so I went in and checked it out, It was interesting some cool old stuff, and a bit of a history lesson on CR. Not worth a long travel to go and see it, but if you are already...More
We enjoyed the national museum. The historic citadel it is held in provides a great location for the museum, and the exhibits are interesting. It seemed a little small and I can't explain why, but I left feeling a little underwhelmed.
We stopped in the coffee shop during an afternoon rain on June 20, 2017. Each of my family ordered a beverage. The Mocha Frappe is AMAZING! We'll be returning there before the end of our trip just for one more.
This was a wonderful adventure. This museum houses so much Costa Rican history. It is very well presented. We loved the butterfly garden. It was like a little oasis in the middle of the City. The Costa Rica history is fascinating. This little country has...More
I think it's about USD$9... if you pay with USD and need change back, they give the change back in local currency...You can also pay in local currency but the entrance fee is higher for foreigners than locals...