Museo de Arte de El Salvador, San Salvador

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Inaugurated in 2003, Museo de Arte de El Salvador invites you to appreciate artwork ranging from the 19th century through to contemporary times. Find paintings, sketches, and sculptures from both prominent local artists and international talents in a range of exhibition halls covering 1,208 sq m (13,002 sq ft). The great room, as well as rooms three and four, are home to a dedicated collection of Salvadoran art, while the two remaining rooms house international and other alternative art pieces. Complete your visit to the museum by having something to eat or drink at the on-site restaurant. Put Museo de Arte de El Salvador into our San Salvador day trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in San Salvador.
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  • Very insightful into El Salvador's history and contemporary culture. Many themes of indigenous rights, liberation, protest, violence and just some great art. I would have taken more away if my Spanish...  more »
  • The paintings and sculptures that are there allows the opportunity to learn of the pictorial culture take advantage
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  • $1.50 for adults, free on Sundays! Very near the Sheraton Hotel and Guzman Anthropolgy Museum. Interesting permanent and temporary exhibits. We spent about 45 minutes here. Gift shop off lobby has nic...  more »
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  • This museum presents the Salvadoran history of art. Nice environment, easy access, a great place to visit.
  • Honestly top-notch, world class feel and curation
  • This museum is split into 6 sections. One was closed during our visit. One of these was a temporary exhibit. Good chance to learn about the effect of the civil war on civilians and artists alike through art. Majority of information is in Spanish. Part of bigger complex including the theatre, gardens (pretty average) and a large memorial. Resturant on site, opens at midday. Museum entry was $1.5USD I think. Drinking water available to the right hand side of the reception desk (towards the toilets). No bags allowed in. Visited May 2016
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