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This UNESCO World Patrimony site is hard to find - Google sent us to an address in “downtown... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Jess M
via mobile
Well worth your time

We have been to Costa Rica many times and has never heard about the stone spheres. The visitors... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Plymouth, Minnesota
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El Sitio Museo Finca 6 De Osa Puntarenas Palmar Sur | Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, Palmar Norte 20701, Costa Rica
+506 2100 6000
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Reviewed 8 December 2014

One of my goals is to visit every World Heritage Site I can. Even though it's a small center with self guided trails to see the stones and sites outside, it didn't disappoint. I expected it to be located out of the way, and to...More

2  Thank nxt2nature
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This UNESCO World Patrimony site is hard to find - Google sent us to an address in “downtown” Palmar del Norte which is entirely wrong. Maybe that is why it is so little known. A taxi driver directed us to the right place, about a...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We have been to Costa Rica many times and has never heard about the stone spheres. The visitors center provides informative videos and displays. We ventured out on the grounds to see these pre-Columbia’s spheres. Shaped by hand using sand! How did they move them?

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This will take at most an hour of your time. See the rocks, do a quick tour of the museum and bring your binoculars. We saw monkeys galore, and lots of birds. If you are really short on time, skip it, but TRY TO MAKE...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

These amazing spheres dot the landscape of the region around Palmar - The museum and archaeological site are a great opportunity to understand what they are as well as some history about the area. It takes less than an hour to see the film and...More

1  Thank dhlc416
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I took a day trip to the museum: left San Jose in the morning on a Sansa flight to Palmar Sur, took a taxi to Finca 6 museum, then another one back to Ojochal and a 5-hour bus back to arrive in San Jose the...More

Thank Tomek K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had planned on visiting this place if we had the time, and so glad we made the 2 hour drive. Well presented with a museum full of local, archaeological and anthropological information. And that's before you get to the archaeological site with in-situ spheres,...More

2  Thank Maxine C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

A great find. I knew about it but didn't realize it had a museum and it was so easy to access. Very close to Sierpe (a small town) with great local food also

1  Thank Skydiver3467
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We visited after reading about it in reviews and found it fascinating with good history, outdoor walks and pre Columbian information galore. We also looked at the spheres in a park in Palmar Norte after visiting. There is a charge (about $6), but important to...More

2  Thank 455ellenb
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to the museum just pass Siempre and we're very happy we did. We had a volunteer form the museum offer to guide us around. She was very informative and knew the history of the spheres very well. We spent an hour viewing the...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This morning at 8AM, we drove a rental car from our El Teca Hotel. Google maps worked perfectly along the 8km paved road through Palmar Sur, passing the airport, then zig zagging to the archeological site. Their 400m dirt/stone road crossed a steel grid bridge...More

2  Thank Gene J
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Response from B G | Reviewed this property |
The hours and days it is closed are listed on the website. Trip Advisor won't let me post the URL in my answer for some reason. It's closed on holidays.