Imagine a place that hides the Costa Rica’s treasures of history, where the walls have stories to tell. This place is located under the ground of the city, these are the Central Bank Museums located in the heart of San Jose City Tour. This is a special recommendation for people who love art and pre-Columbian history; and also for those who want to experience and learn the life of Costa Rica through its history.
This icon of the city was built in the year 1950, this building is a landmark of Costa Rican architecture is the only underground construction, which was designed specifically for the museum; its shape is an inverted pyramid and architectural features three levels for a total of 12 meters of depth from the street.
On the first level is the Numismatic Museum which is known as dynamic evolution of the different means of exchange of Costa Rica from 1502 to the present. The most valuable coins, airline tickets and coffee and bananas from Central Bank collection are displayed in this exhibition.
At level two, we find the temporary exhibition hall, a space that offers an active program of exhibitions of visual arts, ethnology and history. Regularly presents didactic and interactive exhibitions of national and international recognized artists.
These museums are also open for all kinds of personal and corporate private events. Being an ideal place to get out of the ordinary and start with the original. There are two halls ideal for special events such as dinners or conferences cocktails, including a tour of its historic exhibits. Also offer an auditorium with capacity for 75 people and decoration services, music and equipment needed for a special event.
Leave a Comment