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San Jose, Costa Rica
Viewing artifacts dating to 500 B.C., dig into the region’s complex economic and cultural relationship with the eponymous semiprecious stone.
Design your own stamp, see mail postmarked from the moon, and learn about Owney, the mutt mascot for the bygone Railway Mail Service.
Featuring more than 10,000 items, this quirky collection focuses on Bigfoot, Nessie, and other legendary creatures.
The former apothecary houses 19th-century medicine bottles, leech jars, and voodoo potions. It’s also said to be one of the city’s haunted locales.