City Museum of Cartago

Go to the City Museum of Cartago and discover the cultural heritage of this Costa Rican province

City Museum of Cartago
City Museum of Cartago
© Museo Municipal de Cartago

The Museo Municipal de Cartago (City Museum of Cartago) is located in the historical building of the old command headquarters of Cartago. This construction was designed by the well-known Catalan architect Lluis Llach Llagostera and its style will not go unnoticed during your stay in the city.

The museum was inaugurated in 2010 with the noble purpose of promoting and preserving the art and culture of the Cartago province through the works of local and national renowned artists. In the museum, you will be able to contemplate some of the many and continuous exhibitions displayed. Moreover, the music that sounds in its hallways will make your visit more pleasant. If desired, it is possible to hire a guided tour to know the works in depth. The museum has also an excellent digital library where films are often shown. Besides, some lectures and social gatherings with numerous artists take place there.

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Avenida 3 and Central street, Cartago, Cartago province, Costa Rica.

Opening Times:

Tuesday through Sunday from 9:00 to 16:00 h.

Ticket Price:

Free admission.


(+506) 2591-3013 - (+506) 2591-1374


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