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. Our San Salvador trip planner makes visiting Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman and other San Salvador attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • $3/adults. Clean bathrooms. Very nice gift shop. Cafe on site with varied menu and good prices. Museum is a gem and every visitor to San Salvador should come here. The background on migration and sett...  more »
  • The MUNA is a small but well curated museum in the center of the city. From the gate to the ticket office and the collection, the staff is gracious and helpful. On the first floor there is a very help...  more »
  • Renovated and pleasant, it has excellent samples of Salvadoran history linked to its typical products such as indigo blue, the basamo, coffee, cocoa, ceramics, cotton, as well as excellent vessels and some paint.
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