The Central Valley is a gateway to adventure. It offers easy access to volcanoes, forests, rivers, and oceans, and it gives you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of tourist, cultural, and natural attractions. Here, you can visit the best museums in the country: the Gold, Jade, National, Costa Rican Art, La Salle Natural Science, and Children's Museums. Costa Rica’s greatest architectural jewel, the National Theater, is located in the capital city as well. Poás, Braulio Carrillo, Irazú, and Turrialba, the National Parks located in the Central Valley, protect the region's main volcanoes and natural forests; and, they can all have good access roads.