Museum National Palace of the Culture, Managua
(3.4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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.
Create a full Managua itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Managua

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Managua by other users

47 days in Central America BY A USER FROM POLAND December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Managua BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Central America BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Central America BY A USER FROM PERU March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Managua BY A USER FROM SERBIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM EL SALVADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM BARBADOS April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Managua BY A USER FROM NICARAGUA November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM NICARAGUA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 58 days in Managua BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Managua BY A USER FROM NICARAGUA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Good to Learn the History of Nicaragua, lots of artefacts, many of which ceramic. Although Central American distinctively different. They also had exhibitions of modern art which was really good. Wort...  more »
  • The national palace of culture it's a very important hotspot in the capital it's a very historical place since a very very long time .... inside of the palace you can appreciate a lot of native souven...  more »
  • The National Palace of culture, houses the National Museum, which is located in the old centre of the city of Managua, in the square of the Republic from 1972 known as plaza de la Revolución, neighbor to the Palace are the old cathedral of Managua and the Presidential Palace called the peoples House. The Palace can observe, in the pre-Columbian statues found on the island of Ometepe, lobby painting of the battle of San Jacinto and different rooms of the Museum which are: Hall of natural history of the physical and geological reviews, room of pathologically, room of pre-Columbian ceramics, traditional art among others. the prices are accessible to domestic and foreign. I invite you to know the history of this village.
    View original