National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Guatemala City

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Immerse yourself in the cultural and historical heritage of Guatemala at National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. With approximately 3,000 sq m (32,291.7 sq ft) of exhibition space hosting 20,000 archaeological artifacts and 5,000 ethnological pieces, you can explore a wealth of significant Mesomerican history. The museum has been at its present location since 1946, although its existence was established long before then by a governmental decree in 1898. Browse an extensive collection of pre- and post-classical artifacts, Maya art, textiles and tools, and displays presenting current and past indigenous Guatemalan culture. The museum also includes a fascinating collection of books in its public library, some of which you can buy in the souvenir shop. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and many more Guatemala City attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Guatemala City online trip maker .
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  • Cute porder re-enter with you and give me has that the Museum remains the same super retained than when I went with school field trips! Congratulations!
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  • Tourists go to a good location, but not uber, I take a taxi. If you like what you see, go attend to the Museum (it is recommended that only a lot of academic curiosity)
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  • It caught my attention the lack of existing information around the different rooms and exhibitions that exist in the Museum. The visitor does not obtain a global view (even partial) of the culture and history of Guatemala. Missing information, information panels, etc need to modernize and get to the height of the pieces exhibited. The environment and surroundings of the Museum is welcome. It highlights the room of large parts
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