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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  • Small museum in a small town with an impressive collection of local artifacts - pottery, jewelry, petroglyphs, The grounds are beautiful, as is the bar. We had a docent who led us through with great k...  more »
  • Our guide added this museum to our tour at the last minute and we were very glad that he did. It has an amazing collection of pre Columbian ceramics. One of the largest that we have seen anywhere. It ...  more »
  • If you do get with a scooter to drive around. Stop here over here. Museum shows the evolution of money in Nicaragua. Yes will get an explanation of the Guide.
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