National Museum of Nicaragua, Managua - Stein Travel

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Welcome to National Museum of Nicaragua

The National Museum in Managua is one of Nicaragua's principal tourist attractions. The museum houses a fascinating selection of artifacts and a number of displays of Central American history, ancient Central American civilisations and the Columbus period. The museum's nine rooms house a selection of modern art and informative exhibitions about the country's turbulent natural history including information about the numerous Nicaraguan volcanoes and earthquakes that have devastated the country throughout history. The museum staff are helpful, informative and friendly, making it an ideal attraction for any visitor wanting to learn more about Nicaragua.

The official language in Nicaragua is Spanish. Some communities on the Caribbean coast speak indigenous languages. English is understood at some tourist destinations.

The currency is named the Córdoba but commonly referred to as the peso. American dollars can also be used for common transactions. Bills must be in good shape to be accepted and damaged bills can be exchanged at banks. Only some banks will exchange travellers cheques. All major cities have ATMs and most hotels and restaurants accept credit card payments.

Opening Times
Monday to Friday 8am-5pm.
Local time is GMT/UCT -6.

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