San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Museum Celebrates10th Anniversary

The Children’s Museum is holding a one-week celebration in honor of its 10th Anniversary starting April 25.

On the opening day of celebrations, the museum will have a “Intelligent Light Show” where the lights will dance to a mix of music at 3, 4, and 5 p.m. Admission is free.

On April 26, a Latin American Culture Night will feature dances, music, videos and paintings of various Latin American countries at the museum. Ticket prices are ¢1,500.

Clowns, drums, cake and candy will be part of the birthday celebrations on April 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The night will end with a fireworks display.

A rock concert with the groups Gandhi, Evolutión and Sintagma will be held 8 p.m. April 30 at the museum. Ticket prices are ¢2,000.

On May 1, there will be a break dance and hip hop exhibition all day with a concert starting at 7 p.m.

On May 2, the final day of celebrations, the museum will hold a carnival starting at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Parque de Merced, located at Avenida 2, Calle 4. The carnival will feature rides, clowns, dancing, men on stilts, cimarronas and mascaradas.

A concert by Mekatelyu, a rock artist; Erick León and The Jungle, a salsa band; and Rookie, a reggae artist, will end the day’s celebrations. The final celebrations are free.

Unless otherwise noted above, admission is ¢400 for children under 18, ¢600 for adults (¢500 for kids, ¢700 for adults on the weekend).

The museum is located at Avenida 9, Calle 4 in San José.

For more information, call 258-4929.


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