Sculpture Museum, Copan Ruinas

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#2 of 18 in Museums in Honduras
Head to Sculpture Museum and surround yourself with the ancient Mayan sculptures and architecture of Copan. The museum houses some of the best original and replica pieces representing Mayan culture. Enter the museum through a dramatic tunnel, which helps you feel like an archaeologist exploring an underground site. Inside, you can inspect over 60 different exhibits, 3,000 sculptures, six restored buildings, and some of the most important stone carvings from the site. The vibrant Rosalila structure stands as the museum’s centerpiece, a wonderful replica and a superb example of Mayan decorative styles. Put Sculpture Museum and other Copan Ruinas attractions into our Copan Ruinas trip builder site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We had the luxury of cool weather to visit the ruins and sepulcuras on separate days. On the third day, we visited the Sculpture Museum and that was the icing on the cake. The museum in laid out in a ...  more »
  • Definitely a necessary complement, with the Museum of archaeology, site visit. Only trouble spots are perhaps an excessive taste for reproductions (the end you do not understand anymore what is original and what is playing) and the behavior of other visitors (especially local) that may be too loud
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  • This museum houses a life-size model of the Rosalila temple under the monumental pyramid to the Western Court. It also exposes many facades of temple or Palace, each more beautiful than the other. Amazing, carved the Grand banks. That work wonders!
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