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Museo Popol Vuh

6 Calle At 6 Av. | Zona 10, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
+502 2338 7896
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One of Central America's more modern museums, this natural history museum is best known for its funerary ceramics, but also includes well-known Maya pottery pieces and other artififacts spanning the period from 2000 B.C. through colonial times..
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  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6 Calle At 6 Av. | Zona 10, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
+502 2338 7896
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Its a must because its one of a kind , you can see many mayan artifacts arranged by periods of time. Non expensive. 50Q ( which is close to $7) per person. They have a deal if you want to visit the textile museum across...More

Thank Stef K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

You can buy a joint ticket for this museum and the indigenous traje museum, so it's worth it. They have some good artifacts and decent explanations of the items. They have stone carvings, jade and gold, pottery, jewelry, and a room on Spanish influence after...More

Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Museo Popol Vuh (Popol Vuh Museum) is home to one of the major collections of Maya art in the world. It is located on the campus of the Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Zone 10, Guatemala City and can be a little hard to find....More

Thank TimWandMelG
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Lots of information, I found the layout a bit confusing and would have liked better signage. but I learned a lot

Thank mwrees
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is a very good museum that it can not be missed. It has a chronological exhibition of the findings of the Maya culture in Guatemala and the area of Mesoamerica. It is possible to learn about its culture before and after the Spanish conquest....More

Thank stoneJerusalem
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is one of the best museums I have seen so far. It is so interesting. All the information is in Spanish and in English. The rooms are not too loaded but still have a lot to show. There is a lot of information and...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent museum, worth taking the time to visit while in Guatemala City. Nice collection of Mayan pottery and jewelry

Thank fdunlap
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Collections from Guatemala that were part of a collectors view of his pre-Columbian values. The museum also offers periodic exhibitions and lectures.

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This small museum is a wonderful place to spend an hour or more looking at Mayan artifacts from the earliest Mayan settlements to the Spanish Colonial era. Everything is nicely displayed in chronological order with descriptions and explanations in both Spanish and English. The museum...More

1  Thank ElleLaJolla
Reviewed 5 February 2017

What a good overview of Mayan archaeology - lots of fascinating artifacts. It was nice that the signs were in English as well as Spanish. It costs 2 bucks for a photo permit - get it!!

1  Thank JustLinky
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