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Schedules and Fees

Exhibition Rooms’ Schedule:

Tuesday to Saturday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Sunday: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Monday: closed due to maintenance.

The National Museum will be closed the next holidays:

  • January 1st: first day of the year
  • April: Good Thursday and Good Friday
  • May 1st: Labor Day
  • July 25th: Annexation of the Nicoya region to the province of Guanacaste
  • August 15th: Mother´s Day
  • September 15th: Independence Day
  • October 12th: Cultures´s Day
  • December 24th: Christmas
  • December 25th: Christmas
  • December 31th: New Year Holiday


2016 Fees:


  • Adults: ¢2.000 (one thousand five hundred colones).
  • Children under 12, students with ID and seniors over 65 years old with ID: free.
  • Sunday: free for nationals.
  • Students and teachers with ISIC card: free admission.

Foreign visitors

  • One fee: $9
  • Foreign students with id: $4.
  • Children under 12: free.
  • Students, youth people or teachers with ISIC card: $4



  • Locker rooms
  • Pay phone
  • Restrooms
  • Ramps for special needs’ people



San José, Costa Rica.  Between Central and Second Avenue.  West from Plaza of Democracy. Main entrance by the Plaza of Democracy.



Office schedules:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.


Phone numbers and e-mails:

Central: (506) 2257-1433(506) 2257-1433 / (506) 2257-1434(506) 2257-1434 /
PO Box: 749-1000 San José, Costa Rica.