Jade Museum, San Jose

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See the world’s most extensive display of American jade at Jade Museum. Founded in 1977 by Fidel Tristan Castro, the museum hosts almost 7000 pieces of jade relics, as well as decorative pieces and artifacts made from other materials. Learn about the history of jade processing and its uses throughout the ages, see a raw block of the precious gemstone, and admire the impressive jade carvings and jewelry. Roam the other parts of the museum for exhibits about Costa Rican culture and traditions, as well as interesting ceramic, gold, and marble items. To visit Jade Museum on your holiday in San Jose, and find out what else San Jose has to offer, use our San Jose itinerary maker site .
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  • Went here while in San Jose for a vacation. It was cheap admission, and was huge. There’s five floors of Jade and other artifacts to look at and explore. There’s a lot of interactive touch screens and...  more »
  • I could visit the Museum without one tour, all very dynamic and intuitive, it is very interesting to learn the story of jade in the country.
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  • Free tour, stopped by the Cafe here! He was also on the first floor to pay can see just a little bit! Bathroom was clean!
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  • Well laid out and extensive museum. It is not just jade!
  • This museum tells the most amazing history of the indigenous people of Costa Rica! It is in San Jose, Costa Rica and is a must see!
  • Nice place for a short visit, beautiful art work.
  • such a beautiful experience, absolutely lovely place with lots of educational and interactive displays
  • Great museum with very detailed information. Must visit.

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