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Museo de la Revolucion Salvadorena

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Address: Calle Los Heroes | Town Center, Perquin 3217, El Salvador
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Humbling and Sad, but important to see.

This is a great museum. The guides were Guerillas in the war and have some incredible stories. Along with the monument, this place is very humbling. El Mozote should be visited... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a great museum. The guides were Guerillas in the war and have some incredible stories. Along with the monument, this place is very humbling. El Mozote should be visited by all travelers to El Salvador in the same way that Anne Franks house should be by anyone visiting the Netherlands or the Berlin wall by anyone visiting Germany.

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The museum is both indoor and outdoor, featuring actual weapons and equipment used during the civil war, the experience of the tunnels that were dug to avoid bombs, destroyed aircraft, photos and narrative. Worth seeing.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A series of sheds tell the story about the civil war. Plenty of photos of those killed, and the weapons used . A radio studio had egg trays on the walls and ceiling for sound insulation which I thought worth copying.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Inserting and engaging historical displays of the civil war in this part of Wl Salvador. Members of the community may offer to help show one around, albeit the displays speak for themselves (if you wish such additional assistance, be prepared to tip -- otherwise be clear you are on your own and you may be relentlessly "shadowed," which can be... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Do not expect a huge and decent museum. But taking into account their limitations, it is faur enough. Please, talk with ex-guerrilleros that volunteer there to know more about the conflict and their lifes. This is the main plus of this museum

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

Four bumpy hours from San Salvador gets you to the center of the Revolucion Salvadorena. Photos, posters, and artifacts (including pieces of a former US ARMY helicopter) document what happened here. Most impressive is the radio station Radio Vinceremos 100.5FM, with on-site photos when it was in action

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Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Perquin was hit hard during the war and has a proud histroy of resistance. The museum is rustic, but worthwhile. You need to speak Spanish to really appreciate it, so if you don't find a translator. The musuem is next to a small hike with and amazing view into Honduras. Both are excellent for the price.

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Pierre, South Dakota
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

Don't go with Smithsonian standards in mind but rather realizing this is history that is so fresh it will make you wonder what else is happening around the world that you aren't really paying attention to in the comforts of your home/Country. It is absolutely worth the visit but unless you can read and speak fluent Spanish I would highly... More 

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San Francisco, CA, USA
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

very basic and all in spanish (we had a guide with us so he could interpret) -- gives you a good overview of the horrors of the Salvadorean wars.

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Although its tucked away in the mountains of Morazan and may not look like much from the outside, this museum is definitely worth going through if you want to hear about the civil war from the people who experienced it. The rooms were covered with pictures and artifacts from the war, and outside they have pieces of Monterrosa's helicopter and... More 

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