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National Coffee Museum

Del Parque Morazan 1c y 10 vrs al sur, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 0587
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Del Parque Morazan 1c y 10 vrs al sur, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 0587
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice museum outlining the history of the area, especially the role of café in the local economy and the interesting history of foreigners in this part of Nicaragua.

Thank Will J
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Large panels are in both Spanish and English explaining the history of coffee farming, the labor struggles, and the push to have local farmers benefit more from the exportation of coffee. Small number of interesting historical objects. It's not well lit, so recommend going on...More

Thank IolaniHale
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Not exciting but worth a stop to look at a few artifacts and read about the coffee history. Discovered that processing coffee is a rather complicated process that includes fermenting, washing, drying and flavors are affected by humidity and environment.

Thank cnatsu1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A small but very informative museum. It had great displays of old grinding stones and machinery, also photos and displays of the history of the area. A must to visit.

Thank Shoan S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

we had some time to kill so found the museum only to be advised it was closed on Sundays. why have a staff member there just to advise they are closed? why not just close the door, same result.

Thank CindyBrisVegas
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Worth spending 10 minutes in if it's open when you're nearby, but nothing more. It's free but it's just text about coffee and some local musician. If it's closed just spend 10 minutes browsing Wikipedia for information about coffee.

Thank daniel16056049
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

If the lighting was brighter with fewer burnt out bulbs the printed history would have been far easier to read. Several empty display cases and the ones housing artifacts were either unlit and also housing deceased insects. If you're in the area I'd suggest stopping...More

Thank David10_1960
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very informative but - Nothing special I think- just has a lot of things to read if you are interested. Wouldn't waste time on coming here

Thank Yair L
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The coffee museum is a small museum where you can READ about the coffee history and it's implications for the population of Nicaragua. There is also a section on the history of Nicaragua (immigrants, musicians) and a very small exhibit of artefacts (grindstone, guitar, violin)....More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small low-tech museum but it puts the coffee industry in Nicaragua in context, especially explaining how the commodity price drop in the 2000s affected the local population and the birth of the cooperatives and more worker protections and services. Well worth an...More

Thank gersula
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