Museo de Arte de El Salvador, San Salvador

4.5
#1 of 15 in Museums in El Salvador
Inaugurated in 2003, Museo de Arte de El Salvador invites you to appreciate artwork ranging from the 19th century through to contemporary times. Find paintings, sketches, and sculptures from both prominent local artists and international talents in a range of exhibition halls covering 1,208 sq m (13,002 sq ft). The great room, as well as rooms three and four, are home to a dedicated collection of Salvadoran art, while the two remaining rooms house international and other alternative art pieces. Complete your visit to the museum by having something to eat or drink at the on-site restaurant. Put Museo de Arte de El Salvador into our San Salvador day trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in San Salvador.
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  • I loved the place only once I had gone, years ago and now that I am older and I like the culture and history did not want to go out, in Europe I paid E20.00 for museums and here only 3 scars was great.
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  • The museum has a restaurant that you may want to try. Different ambiance than the typical restaurant in the area. Quiet and well appointed, great service, good for dinning or for a sit down coffee.  more »
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  • Good space but needs more content. There are a couple of nice paintings. There one room full of junk that literally looks like piles of rubbish, exhibited for longer than one year, surely there must be some artists who would like to exhibit in that room.
  • Amazing museum. World class art and curation. Don't miss it during your visit to El Salvador! Tickets are only $1.50, $0.50 if you're student and free on Sundays so there's no excuse. The only downside was the gift shop that had no museum merchandise nor specialized art books. Hopefully it'll get better in the future.
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