Sculpture Museum, Copan

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#1 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. 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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  • July 24, 2017
    An impressive Aztec statue collection with many well preserved artifacts and various replicas. The Museum is built in the shape of a snake and is located partly under the open sky.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Copan Sculpture Museum was built over a weak foundation. You can notice cracks near the beautiful entrance tunnel. The Rosa Lila Pyramid replica is amazing. But due to the same problem: weak foundatio...  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    Also this place is a must-attend event for every Maja-interested. Best with a guide. Before inform... For each a must
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