Museo Juan Santamaria

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Avenida 1, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +506-24414775
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: History Museums, Statue, Family And Kids

What served as an erstwhile prison and then an armory is now used as the National Historic Museum of Juan Santamaria. Detailing the life of a Costa Rican hero, the story of Santamaria is quite an interesting one. Giving up his life in a battle against a US citizen during his attempt to set up a slave trade at Costa Rica, the museum makes for a good visit if you’re in the area. The deeds of the hero and certain memorabilia and artifacts that played an important role in Costa Rica’s struggle for independence are all on display here.

From February to mid-December, every Thursday at noon, a musical concert is held at the museum, the admission to which is USD $2. There’s also a park dedicated to Juan Santamaria, complete with his statue and all, which is worth a little walk around it.

  • Entry is free

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  • Museo Juan Santamaria Address: Avenida 1, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Museo Juan Santamaria Contact Number: +506-24414775
  • Museo Juan Santamaria Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Museo Juan Santamaria Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Museo Juan Santamaria(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
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  • 95% of people who visit Alajuela include Museo Juan Santamaria in their plan

  • 72.11% of people start their Museo Juan Santamaria visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Museo Juan Santamaria

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

68.8% of people prefer walking in order to reach Museo Juan Santamaria

People normally club together Alajuela Central Park and Souvenir Museum Verdes And Colores while planning their visit to Museo Juan Santamaria.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures