Museo Popol Vuh, Guatemala City
(4.4/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Unearth one of the world's biggest collections of Maya art with a visit to Museo Popol Vuh. Home to an extensive collection of pre-Colombian and colonial art and artifacts from the Maya people, the museum houses a particularly impressive exhibit of funerary ceramic art, as well as some of the best-preserved Maya vases and bowls in existence. Through the museum’s many displays, you'll uncover pieces dating as far back as the Paleoindian era of 9,000 BC, right up to the baroque and renaissance sculptures of the 19th century. You can park nearby at the University Francisco Marroquín campus. By using our Guatemala City trip itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Museo Popol Vuh and other attractions in Guatemala City.
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  • This Museum had one of the best collections of Mayan Artifacts simply amazing, I would definitely do it again, for those that appreciate the history of the Maya you have to see this exhibit. 
  • Great museum, with plenty of explanations. Artefacts are nicely presented, and it makes for a pleasant visit. Also good for kids. 
  • It is a very full display, should offer the guide or audio guide service at least to make it more friendly. EST {to in a campus very beautiful that also is worth the pena visit}
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  • The collection of Mayan artifacts is fantastic. Ranging with artifacts from the PreClassical, Classical and PostClassical periods one gets a fantastic overview of the artistic, technological and commercial advance of the Mayan Civilization. The collection is small so I strongly recommend to ask a day earlier for a reservation of a guided tour (we paid Q.250.00 for the group tour and it lasted for 1.5 hours). The tour guide was very well educated on the topics and provided great Insights on the treasures of their collection. A must go if you visit Guatemala City!
  • THIS WAS HORRIBLE!!!
  • WHAT CRAP IS THIS
  • that such good afternoon God them bless only to inform them that I found a piece of HCAES many years but not is which is their value
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  • It is very good Museum and considered to represent to the Mayan history. But he considered missing attraction around the structure, I attended the Museum since several years with friends or family and there is never a significant variation, you could do something innovative to bring more viewers.
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