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Jade Museum

Central Av | Street 13 and 13 bis, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
+506 2521 6610
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“five floors”(29 reviews)
“new building”(25 reviews)
“touch screen”(6 reviews)
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The Jade Museum and of precolumbian culture is positioned as an innovative state-of-the-art cultural proposal in the protection and conservation of archaeological heritage in Central America. Located in the center of Costa Rics's capital, the...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Central Av | Street 13 and 13 bis, San Jose 10106, Costa Rica
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+506 2521 6610
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"five floors"
in 29 reviews
"new building"
in 25 reviews
"touch screen"
in 6 reviews
"pre columbian"
in 33 reviews
"interactive displays"
in 12 reviews
"huge collection"
in 8 reviews
"costa rica"
in 78 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 16 reviews
"on display"
in 14 reviews
"two hours"
in 11 reviews
"central america"
in 11 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 8 reviews
"pottery"
in 58 reviews
"culture"
in 66 reviews
"objects"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mainly pre Colombian artifacts. Of course there was some jade stuff. If you are interested in artifacts, you might enjoy it.

Thank ShannonTX
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is packed full of four floors of Costa Rican history as shown through its jewelry, burial customs, dress and practices. We learned a lot about the early history of the native population.

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to this museum was somewhat disappointing because there was only a small exhibit of jade and the quality was not particularly impressive. The other historical artifacts were actually more interesting. Spent 1.5 hours there. (Open flea market is next door for purchasing inexpensive...More

Thank Vacationlvrs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place, with a large range of exhibits . It was nice to see how the people lived in times gone by.

Thank Captain-Wendle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a bit hesitant to go with the price of entry but this is something that everyone should enjoy. The collection alone is amazing but the design and halls add to the experience. It's located very close to some good cafes to go to right...More

Thank Alberto N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had no idea how important jade was to the indigenous people. The museum set exhibits in a historical and cultural perspective. The information on the Shamans was interesting. The exhibits on women's roles was good. They also have an extensive collection of pottery.

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This was a nice way to pass the time, not a huge place and lots of repeat items so I was done within 30 mins.

Thank RoseWilderness
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were short of time and found that there is a free exhibition on the ground floor showing some excellent Jade artefacts and giving good information. We did have enough time to visit the Cafe which served excellent tea and coffee

Thank TrevorTJM
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a most if you’re in SJO. The new location and distribution of the objects is modern, clean, easy to follow and with good information. I would like to access more detailed information in some areas, a digital auxiliar computer to dig in...More

Thank P S
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Much to see and learn. Many, many beautiful pieces. Air conditioned. Elevator available. Takes about 2 hours to see all. Jade surprisingly sparse.

Thank thomasRuthL
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Tejas G
13 December 2016|
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Response from Jade C | Property representative |
Yes we will open on ester sunday, april 2017
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18 November 2016|
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Response from 16monkeys | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may. They have a very small souvenir shop. I found the prices to be a bit high, but that seems to be standard at museums.
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Charles H
12 November 2016|
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We are opened from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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