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Museo Dr. Rafael Calderon Guardia

Avenida 11 | Calle 25, Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2255 1218
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Previous house of president

Now a small museum, this was the house of a previous president who was a medical doctor and social... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2016
Jotum
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Knoxville, Tennessee
A Quick Visit

This museum was a stop on our city tour of San Jose. Our guide did not provide much explanation... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
VW49
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Ashburn, Virginia
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26 Feb 2016
“Previous house of president”
18 Dec 2015
“A Quick Visit”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Avenida 11 | Calle 25, Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

Now a small museum, this was the house of a previous president who was a medical doctor and social reformer of Costa Rica. Not a lot to see, but interesting for a few minutes and the Russian embassy is across the street.

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

This museum was a stop on our city tour of San Jose. Our guide did not provide much explanation and the exhibit descriptions were not bilingual for us to understand the contributions of the Dr. The art exhibits were nice and required no explanation. Less...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

I've been a couple of times to this museum, it is placed in a big house of begginnings of XX Century, has library, a permanent exhibition about the President from whom the Museum took the name, and temporary exhibitions, like the one I went last,...More

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