Museum El Ceibo, Moyogalpa
(4.1/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our international travel planner, Isla de Ometepe attractions like Museum El Ceibo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Private guided tour of the museum with a shot of traditional local version of tequila included! Also a nigh hotel with pool. Definitely worth the money to see some of the history of the island. 
  • We went in for the museum and ended up staying over night with very nice hosts. Overall very nice experience. 
  • Took the bus from Merida to Altagracia to see the museum. Sign said open but it was not :-( Good lesson to have a Plan B! I ended up walking around the park. Vendors, music, good people watching and b...  more »