Open Hours: Mo to Fr from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Sa from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Museo de la Filatelia is located in one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in downtown San Jose: the Edificio ... More
Museo de la Filatelia
The Museo de la Filatelia is located in one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in downtown San Jose: the Edificio Central de Correos. This museum encourages children and young people to adopt collecting as a hobby to acquire discipline, observation, and an investigative spirit as well as to gain an interest in the history of the country and of the world. The museum features four rooms of permanent exhibitions where the stamps of Costa Rica, famous for their beauty, can be admired. However, their activities make it one of the most interactive museums around because they feature exchange sessions for collectors and fans, courses, and competitions to select the best stamps from private collections.
In Colonial times San Jose was the headquarters of the city's association of carpenters. It was inaugurated in 1783, but
due to the earthquakes of 1917, 1918 and 1976 the building collapsed and after the last earthquake it was ...
This little bed and breakfast on the hill leading up to the Parque Nacional is a real bargain and definitely
worth considering. It was once the home of Otto Apuy, a well known Costa Rican artist, and original artwork ...
This museum (called "el MAC") is committed to preserving the national arts heritage of Costa Rica. It holds two separate
collections, one of Costa Rican art and another for foreign art works. The national collection includes approximately 2,575 pieces, ...