Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman, San Salvador

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Learn about the history of El Salvador through a range of archeological, ethnographic, and historical objects at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman. The museum opened in 1999 in its current form, and contains five permanent galleries. It covers different periods in El Salvador's history from the pre-Hispanic era to the modern day. Learn about the effects of emigration and immigration, different prominent agricultural products throughout time, El Salvadoran craftsmanship, and the country's history and religion. Step inside to find interesting items such as the Eccentric Flint, which dates back to the Classic Period. Put Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman and other San Salvador attractions into our San Salvador trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • An exceptional way to get a quick historical overview of El Salvador and Central America. It is dated in both it's presentation and upkeep, but ... Inexpensive. Broad range of topics. Clean. Good loca...  more »
  • Thankfully it was a cloudy day for the 2.3km walk south from our Morrison Hotel. After stowing our backpack and paying $3 each, we entered the main Hall of Migration with a multitude of exhibits: Indi...  more »
  • This museum covers in a good way most of the history of El Salvador. They have a Xipe Totec sculpture that I just love. IMO, the last floor, dedicated to Monseñor Romero, is too much information on a ...  more »