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Museum de Herrera

Calle Manuel Maria Correa and Julio Arjona Avenue, Chitre 0601, Panama
+507 996-0077
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Quirky little museum

Definitely worth a dollar. There's small exhibits covering periods from pre columbian times through... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Steve B
,
Imperial, Missouri
Interesting for adults

The Museum has a lot of items that are very interestings as well of some replicas, understanding... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
Ssubiru
,
Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good51%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
3 Jun 2016
“Quirky little museum”
18 Mar 2016
“Interesting for adults”
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Calle Manuel Maria Correa and Julio Arjona Avenue, Chitre 0601, Panama
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+507 996-0077
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Definitely worth a dollar. There's small exhibits covering periods from pre columbian times through the recent past. I found the musical exhibit fascinating. There's also an exhibit on the pollera. Throw in some quirky displays on construction of the Chitre water tower in 1954, plus...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The Museum has a lot of items that are very interestings as well of some replicas, understanding that its in a very old house it could definately use a little bit of an update to make it more interesting for young people who dont read...More

Thank Ssubiru
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Grate history of Chitré and the local area. It is a shame that this local museum does not receive funding to help maintain the building and manage the museum.

1  Thank PanamaVagabond
Reviewed 10 December 2014

They were trying but there were lots of things needing repair such as items that had become unglued and very dusty. You could tell that dampness had ruined some displays. We were glad to see a local school group going through for history lessons. Maybe...More

1  Thank magdaluvn f
Reviewed 2 April 2014

The museum stretches over 2 floors and you can see a lot of pottery and relics from the past of the of Herrera/Los Santos. Even though the descriptions are all spanish, the guide there speaks fluent English and is very competent and enthusiastic about explaining...More

1  Thank Nik W
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Nice, quaint museum that illustrates the Azuero Peninsula well with paintings,,maps and artifacts such as pottery,Indian arrowheads and other archaeological finds.... Makes a traveller understand and appreicate ther region just alittle bit better. its only 1 dollar and a good way to spend an hour...More

2  Thank mike w
Reviewed 14 June 2013

It is a museum situated in an old colonial building. It is a great little museum showing the history of the area. It has old pottery and jewellry from the area and also an original ancient burial ground, showing you what they used to get...More

3  Thank James C
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