Founded in 1975, located in an old colonial farm house which is one of the oldest buildings in Rivas. This house was the first house taken by the Norte Americano filibuster and soldier of fortune, William Walker, when he tried to take control over Nicaragua.Now the building hosts a museum with interesing expositions in several rooms.

The Rivas museum  displays many ancient artifacts from the Rivas area as wel as those found on Ometepe Island, Which is a literal treasure trove pre-columbian history.



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