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Museum of Contemporary Art and Design
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San Jose City Tour with National Theatre and Gold...
Ranked #40 of 134 things to do in San Jose
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Contemporary Art and Design Museum at the National Cultural Centre -CENAC- the old Liquor Factory.
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Have a couple hours to enjoy the east side of San Jose's downtown area , this is the place. Non touristy and beautiful and inspired works by local artists. Be sure to enjoy the colorful bay of hammocks and relax.

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

If you're into contemporary art, this is the best you can get in Costa Rica! I went there twice in 2014 and I really enjoyed both visits. Not a very big exhibition, but really good quality. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Amazing Multi-media exposition revolving around the effects of the US vs USSR cold war on Central America. So moving - so amazing - I cant say enough - you must see it!

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We saw the exhibit Trees Remember Too by Swiss-Tico artist, Niklaus Manuel Güdel. The exhibit aims to impress upon the viewer nature's force in withstanding war's destruction.

Set inside an oil tank, the hollowness of it contrasted with tree trunk rings made me feel how singularly oppressive bombs can be. Yet the tree rings representing nature are a reminder that while humans, and usually the male gender, can be the source of such havoc including the seeming obliteration of it, nature doesn't disappear but rather remains and restores its dominance in the long run.

Thank Sergio R
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Thought provoking art, don't forget to stop by the tank on the outside of the museum! if you love art please don't leave San Jose without stopping here!

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