Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
History of Costa Rica
Wilderness Talamanca

Pablo Presbere’s Rebelion in 1709

Gabriela Villalobos
Historian, Anthropology and History Department
National Museum of Costa Rica

Talamanca was never conquered; their indigenes always resisted the Spanish yoke, which is why this indigene community still remains in our country.

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Furniture

This collection includes those artifacts used to give comfort and security.  It has grown overtime, not only with domestic assets, but also with furniture that belonged to offices and common areas as parks, churches or stores.

We can find living room sets that belonged to the Brenes Spinach family and colonial chairs.  There are pieces of furniture that have lost their daily use purpose, such as dressers or desks, or those whose shape has changed overtime, like the water filters.

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Diagnóstico de la colección histórica del MNCR
Horma de zapato

Entre las colecciones más importantes que posee el Museo Nacional de Costa Rica está la Colección Histórica que comprende documentos, gráficos y fotográficos, y bienes culturales como muebles, herramientas de trabajo agrícola y artesanal, vestimentas, armas, monedas, etc. En fin, tenemos todo un abanico de manifestaciones de la cultura material de nuestro país, desde los instrumentos de trabajo de un humilde zapatero hasta el sillón especial para los Presidentes de la República.

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