If you go by yourself and not as part of a tour, it's in a very safe area close to the airport and costs just 60Q (about £5-6) to get in. Was especially interesting as I visited it at the end of my trip so...More
About National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
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the day I was there they were cleaning the museum and not official note was published in the news anyway looks like a nice, place, could get to see somethings while they were cleaning
My friend took me to several museums during my stay in Guatemala. This one was - by far - our most favorite. We could have spent hours inside. So much to see!!! You'll defiantly not be bored! The clothing exhibition is phenomenal! I will definitely...More
We strolled through the museum enjoying and learning every step along the way. Nice to see great artifacts and interesting descriptions. Worth the visit.
Lots of interesting exhibits that tell the story but nothing like what you could see in other countries. Still worth the trip.
I was so delighted to see a lot of mayan pieces, its kind a confusing trip inside the museum, needs more info and history about what they are showing or trying to show..More
Thank you so much for your coments, those are very usuful for our renovation plan. We are working in a signal project and a new museum visitors map, to facilitate the exploration of the exhibits and the historical building. We hope you have enjoyed the...More
Wonderful Mayan Treasures Quiet dating from before the birth of Christ to mid 8th century A.D. Excellemt Stelae and ancient sculpture.
The museum is really a MUST SEE if you are visiting Guatemala City! I loved the 3 components to the museum. I started with the display of musical instruments and masks; the videos are very compelling (if you are pressed for time, don't look at...More
Fabulous Mayan weavings and clothing, great Piedras Negras artifacts, good relief map of Tikal, and a wide variety of carvings, figures and pots from other Mayan sites. This museum is well worth a visit.
A chronological history of Guatemala. In English and Spanish. Well worth a visit. Spent two hours there and could have stayed longer.