Housed in a famous castle-like building, a sterling example of a children's museum, expertly mixing learning and play
A must-visit for families
A family must located in the castle-like building housing the Costa Rican Centre of Science and Culture, like most children's museums it's delightfully interactive, aiming for learning by doing, playing, and self-expressing. Its more than 3,800 square metres (41,000 sq. feet) offer up fascinating exhibitions on nature and the universe, human biology, communications, physical sciences, the arts, and even products central to the economy of Costa Rica, such as coffee and bananas. Other installations are specifically geared toward play. Details: www.MuseoCR.org.