Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

Local nameMuseo del Oro Precolombino
LocationCatedral, San José, Costa Rica

The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum is a museum in San José, Costa Rica. It is located in a subterranean building underneath the Plaza de la cultura and is managed by the Banco Central de Costa Rica. The museum has a substantial collection of over 1600 artifacts of Pre-Columbian gold dating back to AD 500. The collection includes animal figurines, amulets, earrings, erotic statuettes and El Guerrero, a life sized gold warrior figure adorned with gold ornaments in a glass case.

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Phone +506 2243 4220

Address Calle 5, San Jose, Costa Rica

Coordinates 9°56'0.767" N -84°4'36.116" E

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