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Museo de la Revolucion, Leon

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Learn about the Sandinista Revolution at Museo de la Revolucion, located within one of the original Sandinista strongholds located in the heart of the city. Within a colonial building, the museum contains old photos and article clippings documenting the revolution, while combat war veterans often stop by to chat and share their experiences with curious visitors. Ask is you can visit the roof of the building, which provides sweeping views of Leon. Put Museo de la Revolucion at the forefront of your travel plans using our Leon itinerary builder.
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  • Only 100 cordobas, and you get a personalized tour with one of the older guerilleros who fought in the war. Great stories and a great introduction to Nicaraguan history (although understandably biased...  more »
  • In a crumbling former Sandinista HQ, the aging veterans act as guides and storyteller. Original historic photos, radical murals, a must see if you're a fan of 20th Century history 
  • Guided by a very passionate former revolutionary Marcelo, we wandered through the museum (2 rooms and a rooftop) viewing posters and photographs of the struggles of the Nicaragua people in the last 10...  more »