Museum El Ceibo, Moyogalpa

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Specialty Museum
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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  • We came here after a recommendation were. We are not a large museums fans but well we took the gamble. First, there was a rather large language barrier. So speak Spanish! A bit as we speak is not enough. They really tried to take us further in the museum. They were very enthusiastic about everything, our compliments. But in the end it went ovet ceramics, so jars and pans, something where not our taste.
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  • The guided tour was informative. The museum also include a coin and banknote museum which we didn't see. But the main attraction are all the pottery displayed in the museum, some dating from 3000 year...  more »
  • We stopped at the museum on our quad tour of the island. We lucked into an English speaking guide. She led us through two different museums. It costs $8.00/pp for both museums. One is a museum showcas...  more »