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Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian

Av SO 3a, Leon, Nicaragua
505 311-7053
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Av SO 3a, Leon, Nicaragua
505 311-7053
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most enjoyable modern art galleries I have been to. Fantastic collection of Nicaraguan, central American and some European art impeccably presented in a series of heritage buildings set around courtyards.

Thank kwdl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems a bit like damning with faint praise to say that this is one of the most impressive museums we have been to (if not the best one) in Central America. We went prepared to be disappointed because so often a "museum" in an...More

Thank schlegal1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing collection of paintings from around the world and spans over too large sites with cooling rooms and courtyards with fountains. Well worth a visit to get out of the heat of the day and inject some culture into your trip. Plus the turtles...More

Thank HappyBritishTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a few reviewers didn't enjoy the museum but I loved it. Most museums focus only on European art but luckily not this museum. I loved the private collection in both houses were full of life, color and diversity. It was wonderful being introduced to...More

Thank cstocker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent about 90 minutes touring the art museum and you could see some fantastic art. Some you will look at for minutes and others you might say hmm not sure what that is. The employees are very knowlegable about the pieces inside and speak...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally absorbed by this eclectic art collection. Gallery after gallery offering stunning and sublime paintings from all over. Too much to take in. Highlights were the huge panarama of Nicaragua executed in mixed media. Great to view the places we have visted and those still...More

Thank AbracadabraEngland
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to find such great art and a lot of diversity in this museum. Religious art, barok, but also Picasso, Chagall, Modriaan and many more. I was surprised of the size of this museum aswell, kept on finding new halls to discover. Sadly...More

Thank Yolanda P
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn’t have a lot of time as we had to leave León that morning but we managed to do a very fast run around of the art museum in 40 minutes. There is a nice collection of art spread out over a couple...More

Thank Belfastguy
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The art collection is located in two different locations across the street from each other. One building is relatively small, but the other one is very large and goes on and on... The collection is eclectic - ranging from modern and installation art to some...More

1  Thank VGTravelGirl
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This used to be the private collection of an affluent family in León. They had so much art they opened it up to the public and also provide classes to students. They feature local artists and world renowned as well. There are 8 lithographs of...More

Thank Jessyca505
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Thomas O
19 November 2017|
Response from mangouni | Reviewed this property |
I think there may be 1 or 2 steps to come into the building..but I don't remember exactly. Otherwise the halls are pretty flat and there shouldn't be any steps inside. Only ground floor. There are guards everywhere (every... More
Richard W
31 October 2017|
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Response from Bethtravels2016 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it will be.