Museum National Palace of the Culture, Managua

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Explore an important part of Nicaraguan history with a visit to Museum National Palace of the Culture, a grandiose structure that houses the national museum. Commissioned by President Juan Bautista Sacasa in 1935 and built by architect Pablo Dambach, the building is one of the country's oldest structures undamaged by the devastating earthquake of 1972. Having housed the national congress for over 50 years, the building now holds the national library and the national museum, displaying pre-Columbian petroglyphs among other artifacts connected to Nicaraguan history. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Managua holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museum National Palace of the Culture and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We had a great guide who communicated her enthusiasm for the Centre to us so we enjoyed the experience. Allow a couple ot hours - we were the only visitors somwere able to take our time. Worth a visit...  more »
  • This entire area is very pretty. The palacio has very interesting architecture. The building was not open but the plaza looked very nice at night. There were lights making the buildings glow softly. T...  more »
  • Get out of the heat at least! Understanding how the indigenous people lived and what their lived were like is worth coming in to the National Palace of Culture.