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Lxkik Maya Museum

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A piece of mayan history inside !

This museum contains 20 rooms full of mayan tipical cloth from different areas close to... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
AlfonMM
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Interesting look at traditional garments

This is in an old train station at the cultural center. The garments are well preserved and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
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6 Jul 2018
“A piece of mayan history inside !”
1 Jun 2018
“Interesting look at traditional garments”
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This museum contains 20 rooms full of mayan tipical cloth from different areas close to Quetzaltenango. The tour guide was very helful in showing us all the details and reasoning behind each cloth. The use and meaning varies due to the ocassion ( party, ceremony...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This is in an old train station at the cultural center. The garments are well preserved and beautiful. Guided tour, but relatively high entrance fee. Also didn't have much time to stop and look at any single item. The murals on the walls surrounding the...More

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I would not go out of my way for it but it is interesting nevertheless. It is hosted in a very large buildings and the history and culture of the Mayan community is shown. The colourful clothing is probably the most interesting part. There is...More

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 27 January 2018

A vast diversity of regional clothing, a sampling of pottery and tools. My guide was quite knowledgeable and spoke wonderful English, so I could really enjoy all of the information. The clothing and fabrics are beautiful. I am not sure about the 50Q price. seemed...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Very interesting tour trough Mayan culture and clothing. All in Spanish but she talks slowly, so easy to follow.

1  Thank Robbie N
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The guide was in Spanish but she spoke so well, we understood everything. Very interesting but quite expensive (50 Q)

1  Thank ערן ז
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The heart and soul of Mayan culture is in their textiles. A guided tour through Museo Ixkik, especially with Licda Raquel Garcia Macario, reveals the history and culture of the Mayan people through their weaving. This museum is more than meets the eye. The space...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

A great little museum in a very interesting building with an extremely knowledgeable guide. No fixed entry fee but with a guide donation of Q50 (£4) each, there were no complaints. Raquel the guide was very easy to understand with my basic Spanish skills, her...More

Thank RichardEllis70
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Good starting point to understanding traditional Mayan handcrafted clothing designs in Guatemala. Also included a brief overview of Mayan Cosmology. All in Spanish as well as guide.

Thank MichiganZumbido
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you really want to understand the place of textiles in Mayan culture, this is where it'll happen. Especially if you can go round in the company of the Curator - she explains things very fully, and gives you the occasional little test to see...More

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