Museum El Ceibo, Moyogalpa

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Gain insight into the lives of the indigenous people of Ometepe at Museum El Ceibo, boasting one of the vastest collections of pre-Columbian artifacts in the country. Displays include pre-Hispanic petroglyphs and ornaments such as urns, grindstones, and stone tools. The museum's other component, the history of the Nicaraguan coin, details each form of currency heralded by presidential change. Pay special attention to some of the oldest pieces, including a flint spearhead in the shape of a fish dating back around 5,600 years. Put Museum El Ceibo into our Isla de Ometepe planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Ometepe is rural and fairly small destination and it was interesting to find the museum, it was nice to see artifacts found on the property, nice visit and very educational  more »
  • There are two museums here. The first one has much pre-columbian pottery and is very interesting. The second one is a coin and money Museum. It actually has lots of history as heat new president makes...  more »
  • I am the type of museum crawler who wants to read everything and go very slowly. My boyfriend...does not. This museum was the best of both worlds- the employee at the front desk took us in to see the ...  more »
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