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. Plan your Museo de Arte de El Salvador visit and explore what else you can see and do in San Salvador using our San Salvador vacation builder.
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  • July 28, 2017
    excellent cultural plan, good exhibitions of local artists, the rooms very well maintained and the staff very friendly and collaborative. outdoor areas, well worth a tour. A very rewarding experience. The Museum is not very large, and is located very close to the large pink area. Account with a café - restaurant, unfortunately the day visiting the Museum, was not in service.
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  • July 11, 2017
    A small but very well managed museum. It shows a very good art collection: not only painting but also a few nice sculptures. It has, also, a nice restaurant and gift shop. Excellent location, near maj...  more »
  • July 1, 2017
    The Mars Museum, is a place that worth a visit by three things, cost, which for students is free, guided tour can be requested by email on the page of the Museum, if you want you can pay a shop and you get in one hour basic painting techniques as well as a reflection on the art has a cost of $1.00 per person. The pinacoteca is basically small has the most representative of the Salvadoran artists and and other nationalities. Spacious lounges with the right conditions and the service you provide is excellent in attentions. It is ideal for large groups, which may be divided into several activities within the Museum. The Administration has kindly confirm your visit if you request it ahead of time and they do it by email and by phone, which I think is a very motivating gesture for art lovers.
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  • April 29, 2017
    This museum presents the Salvadoran history of art. Nice environment, easy access, a great place to visit.
  • June 7, 2016
    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
  • April 10, 2017
    It's small but it's good
  • May 23, 2017
    Wonderful place to go
  • February 7, 2017
    Beautiful place, huge spaces, confortable

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