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Welcome to Pre-Columbian Museum Museum El Ceibo , Ometepe Island , Nicaragua.

Funeral urns room

Different types of Funeral Urns are exposed and the burial of a shaman that includes a piece of gold is displayed.

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Ceramic room

The ceramic is exposed in a chronological order to appreciate the artistic evolution of the human on the island of Ometepe.

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Room of Metates or stone

All types of stone and flint tools like the Different Types of grinding stone and petroglyphs are displayed

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Room of the representation of women

The participation of women in pre-Columbian stage and his mastery of political, economic and religious power occurs.

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Room of dog Xulo

It shows the dog Xulo which was small , had no hair and was dumb , and served as a hearty snack to our ancestor.

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Room body ornaments

You can see different types of collars and ornaments worn by ancient civilizations in Ometepe.

Pre-Columbian Museum

It is a private collection of Mr. Moises Ghitis Rivera, which began as a child (1976), when his parents farmed, agricultural implements unearthed the pieces, which was devoted to the collection and protection of Cultural Heritage Island Ometepe. This initiative was supported by friends who have donated pieces found in different parts of the island.

The aim of this museum is to present the culture of different ethnic groups or tribes that inhabited the island of Ometepe, through its ceramics and tools for subsistence, presenting the artistic evolution of these races, his best performance for the museum are organized in 6 rooms

Funeral urns Room

Ceramic Room

Room of Metates or stone

Room of the representation of women

Doggy room Xulu

Room body ornaments

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