The Museum of the University of Costa Rica (UCR Museum) was created by the University Council in session No. 5457 of June 24, 2010. However, its work began since 1999 when the Vice Rectory Office of Research established the Institutional Collections Commission.
The Museum of the University of Costa Rica (UCR Museum) is a special research unit of the Vice Rectory Office of Research, non-profit, at the service of society and its development, open to the university community and the public, in general, which acquires, preserves, researches, disseminates and exhibits the natural and cultural, tangible and intangible heritage of humanity, particularly of Central American region for educational and entertainment purposes. The UCR Museum fosters a network of coordination in museological aspects with the collections and other museums of the University of Costa Rica (UCR).
The UCR Museum supports the UCR in its three primary functions: teaching, research and community outreach. It is also a space for study, reflection, artistic creation and knowledge dissemination.
The vision of the UCR Museum is to become a model university museum at national and Central American level.
2511-5287 Collections Registration
2511-5288 Graphic Design and Exhibitions