Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, Granada

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#3 of 7 in Museums in Granada
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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 is big, there are different things you can look that can tell you an idea of how Granada used to be and some things they still have in their culture. I was amazed at how very well made the ...  more »
  • Exhibits demonstrate everyday life in Nicaragua. They are well done, but the place is not stuffy or museumy at all. Little kids would appreciate and enjoy most of the exhibits. There is a special exhi...  more »
  • Very nice museum that depict the life and custom of an every nicaraguan. Multiple pre-Columbian art and articrafts . The building and the layout is seamless and easy to navigate. Also a beautiful coll...  more »

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