Precolumbian Gold Museum, San Jose

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Inspect and observe thousands of artifacts from throughout the country's recorded history at Precolumbian Gold Museum. Located underground beneath the central bank, the collection has been building since the 1950s and today holds ancient gold pieces, pottery from well before European contact, and a collection focused on the everyday activities of the country's indigenous peoples. The gift shop sells jewelry, books, and indigenous crafts. See Precolumbian Gold Museum and all San Jose has to offer by arranging your trip with our San Jose itinerary planning site .
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  • This place is very beautiful. Both structurally. As its parts. I recommend it to know more about the Costa Rican culture.
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  • It has been so carefully thought out and designed, with such beautiful exhibits, that it is well worth a visit. It really is a lovely little museum. Best to buy a ticket for the three main museums.  more »
  • A modern place that integrates I information and articles from our culture, showing the Costa Rican history in a pleasant way, and which at times does to our history and to learn about our ancestors.
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