El Ceibo Museums, Isla de Ometepe

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Gain insight into the lives of the indigenous people of Ometepe at El Ceibo Museums, boasting one of the vastest collections of pre-Columbian artifacts in the country. Displays include pre-Hispanic petroglyphs and ornaments such as urns, grindstones, and stone tools. The museum's other component, the history of the Nicaraguan coin, details each form of currency heralded by presidential change. Pay special attention to some of the oldest pieces, including a flint spearhead in the shape of a fish dating back around 5,600 years. PutEl Ceibo Museums into our Isla de Ometepe planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I visited the museum after our tour guide took us there. It was $8 for internationals and $2 for nationals. The tour was divided into two sections. The first section consisted of artifacts from the....  more »
  • If you are interested in archeology, this small museum is a must see. Staff of the hotel of the same name will guide you around.  more »
  • Good prehispanic artifact from inhabitants
  • Though a small museum, very interesting!
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