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. Make Museum National Palace of the Culture a part of your Managua vacation plans using our Managua day trip planning app .
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  • September 28, 2017
    The National Museum is located on Republic square in Managua was in dark night scene. Indirect lighting, I felt beautiful and fantastic.
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  • September 15, 2017
    The Palace was commissioned by President Sacasa and built in 1931. This is where the National Museum, Archives and Library are located. Just the architecture alone is impressive with its neoclassical ...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    Day of week paid adults, while the Sunday not. 50 cordobas per national adults is paid and children do not pay. Recently I visited with my spouse and my child, so my son knew the pre-Columbian remains and pictorial museums of art and traditions. It is very well designed and very good collections of artists and collectors are...
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