Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, Granada

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.5/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
Get a feel for Nicaragua's history and pre-history at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco. The small museum features archaeological items, such as pre-Columbian statues, which date from 800 to 1200 CE. These were carved by the native inhabitants of the Zaptera Islands. There are also other items such as pottery and city models that are dedicated to the country's history. The central courtyard features a vibrant garden, which is surrounded by abstract paintings. Complete your historical tour, then visit the adjoining church next door. For Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco and beyond, use our Granada vacation planner to get the most from your Granada vacation.
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  • The Museum was renovated recently. The scenography of the exhibits is modern and very interesting. No room should be overlooked. The final parts monumental pre Colombian is beautiful. From the bottom of the courtyard, which covers these pieces, beautiful view over the roofs of Granada and the Cathedral. One word: perfect!
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  • It is good if they ask for a guide is free, they know a lot and give you a very exciting to that Museum touch because if you do that on its own it is not very exciting
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  • We were told this museum was just renewed. We liked how clean and organized it was. The outdoor areas were gorgeous. The rocking chairs for the tourists were a great idea. This place worth the time, t...  read more »
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