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Sculpture Museum, Copan
(4.3/5 based on 200+ 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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  • Most of the original artifacts that were removed from the actual ruins reside in the well lighted but environmentally protected museum. The descriptions are in Spanish and English and include maps loc...  more »
  • Pleasant atmosphere. Bring water in disposable bottle. Fruits. There are birds and the famous Macaw, archaeological museums, Maya burials, another archaeological site rastrojon near the ruins two kilometres walking and enjoy good panoramic
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  • It is the best Museum of Mayan pieces that I've seen, very well designed and with a collection of original pieces of Copan, wonderful. To the go to the ruins of Copán, not there that leave of visit it, is worth the penalty.
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