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Museums

Guatemala City

Botanical Gardens/ Jardín Botánico
Calle Mariscal Cruz 1-56, Zona 10
Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Phone: 334-6064/ 331-0904
Fax: 334-7664

Centro de Estudios Folklóricos-CEFOL
Avenida La Reforma 9-09, Zona 10
Open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Phone: 331-9171

Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Textiles and Clothing/Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena
An extraordinary collection of indigenous clothing from different indigenous communities and regions of Guatemala. Also a collection of ceramics, textiles, jewelry and books for sale.

Francisco Marroquín University campus, 6th Calle final, Zona 10
Open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:50 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:50.
Phone: 331-3622/ 331-3739

National Museum of Modern Art/Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno
Mostly painting and sculpture, this museum showcases Guatemala’s finest contemporary artists.

No. 6 La Aurora, Zona 13
Open Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 472-0467

Museum of the National Palace/Museo del Palacio Nacional
6th Calle between 6th and 7th Avenidas, Zona 1,
Guatemala City.
Open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 221-4444

National History Museum/Museo Nacional de Historia

Exhibition of historic objects reflecting the economy, society and culture of Guatemala since its independence in 1821.

9 Calle and 10 Avenida (9th Calle 9-70), Zona 1
Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 253-6149

National Museum of Archeology and Ethnology/ Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología
The most complete collection of archaeological pieces of Guatemala Maya culture including a collection of jade pieces and indigenous textiles.

No. 5 La Aurora, Zona 13, Guatemala City
Open Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 471-0489

National Natural History Museum/Museo de Historia Natural
An extensive collection of Guatemalan flora and fauna specimens, including records from geology and paleontology.

7 Avenida 6-81, Zona 13
Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Phone: 334-6055

Popol Vuh Archaeological Museum/Museo Popol vuh

Collection of pre-Hispanic art (stone sculpture and ceramics). Exhibitions of Pre-classic, Classic and Post-classic Maya eras. Additional exhibition of colonial art and another of folkloric art that exhibits mostly clothing and masks from traditional indigenous dances.

Francisco Marroquín University campus, 6th Calle final, Zona 10
Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Phone: 361-2301/ 361-2321

Museums in Antigua Guatemala

Book Museum/ Museo del Libro
Colonial & first edition books.
San Carlos University
5th Calle Oriente No. 5
Open Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Colonial Art Museum/ Museo de Arte colonial
Art and architecture of the 16th and 17th centuries.
5th Calle Oriente No. 5
Open Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 833-0429

Museo de Santiago/ St. James Museum

4th Calle Oriente, Palacio del Ayuntamiento
Open Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 832-2868

Popenoe House/Casa Popenoe
The corner of 1st Avenida and 5th Calle Oriente
Open Monday to Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Museums in Chichicastenango

Regional Museum/Museo Regional
In front of the main church in Chichicastenango

Museums in El Petén

Silvanus G. Morley and Stele Museum/ Museo Silvanus G. Morley y de las Estelas
Tikal National Park
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Museums in Quetzaltenango

Quetzaltenango Museum/ Museo Quezaltenango
Culture, archeological and botanical exhibitions
7th Calle 11-09, Zona 1
Open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 761-6427


 
 
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