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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  • I just visit this Museum and take me mixed feelings. The exhibits are well done but with little information, especially of the pre-Columbian figures. The rest of the exhibits are ok. The greatest pleasure that I was listening to a person playing the piano while doing the tour of the same, very nice. The greater disgust, was to see that they were not is if dismantling a display but had pictures on pictures, as if in a 2 level outside cellar. It was sad to see that.
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  • Managua is a forced stop to soak up the culture and history of this beautiful country.
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  • This ornate neo-classicist alace 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....  more »

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