Museo Popol Vuh, Guatemala City

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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. Make Museo Popol Vuh a centerpiece of your Guatemala City vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Guatemala City online vacation planner .
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  • October 3, 2017
    Visiting Guatemala City we went to the museo Popol Vuh, together with the entrance to this museum give you another to enter the Museum of clothing and fabric next to it. Close to the living area or 10 are within the University premises very. With many vegetaciion to her around. The building is beautiful and inside this Mesoamerican history. Very good parts, weapons, pottery, ornaments and maps of all the Mayan ruins discovered. The entrance costs 50q. for the two museums. I highly recommend them.
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  • September 27, 2017
    A great place to meet some of the Maya culture an excellent ride I just think a little wrong the additional cost to pay to take a picture but still does not take away the beauty of the place. And you can get a discount by buying the entrance to this Museum and the Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Dress
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  • August 29, 2017
    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 te...  more »
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  • January 28, 2017
    A great place to see at a glance a collection of Mayan textiles
  • December 1, 2016
    Great artifacts.
  • July 29, 2014
    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!
  • March 5, 2017
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  • October 20, 2016
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