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Sculpture Museum, Copan

(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Copan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sculpture Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We enjoyed being able to spend some time examining the sculptures up close. The museum is cool and airy And so easy to navigate, with signage in English. The central mock up of the Rosalina temple rem...  more »
  • It's a real reconstruction of this "that it had to exist on this site, at the time of the Maya". A must see.
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  • This great Museum, in original stelae which are no longer on the site of Copan. A pyramid has been reconstructed by archaeologists as well as pediments. There are some very nice pieces and the Museum to open party, he entered a beautiful natural light.
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