Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
Historic Collection Presentation

The historic collection is composed by about 33.544 objects.  They are a reflection of the everyday work of our society and their artistic, scientific, technical and cultural development is the base for several investigations from students and professionals in different areas.  They are accessible for a broader audience by their inner and outer exhibitions.

 

casulla
casulla
In this collection we can find chasubles, tillage instruments and the very first Costa Rican flag, planted on the South Pole.  There are a series of categories for the classification and better handling of the collection, since it has a great variety of assets.  The categories are:

Historic Assets:

1. Immovable
• Structures
2. Movables
• Furniture
• Tools and equipment
• Personal artifacts
• Communication artifacts
• Transportation artifacts
• Recreational artifacts
• Ceremonial artifacts
• Numismatics
• Philately
• Documents
• Unclassified

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Jarrón porcelana
Jarrón porcelana
 
Máquina de café
Máquina de café
 
Virgen
Virgen
 
Santiago
Santiago
 
Petronila escultura
Petronila escultura
 
Microscopio Clorito Picado
Microscopio Clorito Picado
   
Horma zapatero
Horma zapatero