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.
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  • It's a small, quick-touring museum, but it's very informative. The guides are extremely nice, and well-informed. It had am on going remodelling job, so it was a little dusty, but still worth it. And c...  more »
  • the devastating earthquake in 1972 means very few skyscrapers and historic buildings but the Plaza de La Revolution or Historic Old City has been redesigned and is especially beautiful at night. Be su...  more »
  • There's not much is to see in managua-but the national palace one of the must see. is a pity only that it makes too in the evening at 17:00.
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