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Sculpture Museum

Ruines de Copan, Copan, Honduras
98490707
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Museum capped off a fine day at the archaeological site, Copan

I enjoyed the museum, but then I like most museums. The long tunnel leading to the museum itself... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan L
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Tucson
Don't miss this museum

This museum is next to the car park and you can buy a combined ticket for the ruins and the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TravelbugVietnam
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Vietnam
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ruines de Copan, Copan, Honduras
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the museum, but then I like most museums. The long tunnel leading to the museum itself created a sense of mystery. Some of the pieces in the museum were replicas (the large red temple in the center gives one a good idea of...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is next to the car park and you can buy a combined ticket for the ruins and the museum. It is built into the side of the mountain and when you enter you walk along a tunnel and then it opens out into...More

Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are all sculptures that have come from the ruins themselves and moved to protect them from the elements. Many I might not have noticed at the ruins themselves because they were small or hidden by something else. I appreciated the full scale model of...More

Thank Beth_Moscov
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were exhaustedly the time we got to the museum but the sculptures shouldn't be missed. It is an unusual museum and well maintained. Definitely worth the time.

Thank Dkbogart
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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 reminds you that the structures you've just seen at...More

Thank Museumlynn
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Museum of Mayan sculpture adjacent to the parking are of the Copan Maya site is one of the highlights of my visits to Copan. I have been here several times and always enjoy looking at the very detailed sculptures. My favorite piece is the...More

Thank GUstariz
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wow, what a fabulous museum, with an entrance simulating one of the tunnels under Copan ruins, and then opening up into a huge room with a full-size replica of the bright red Rosalila! Some of the original sculptures are here, with replicas in the park....More

Thank Katharine G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

You enter the museum through a long tunnel, not knowing what to expect. It opens into a huge, light-filled area with a full sized recreation of a Mayan temple right before you. You can spiral through the exhibits, seeing sculptures and artifacts from the ruins....More

Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Some of the stelae on the Copan site are original and some are replicas. The originals are usually under roofs to protect them from further damage from the weather. However, this makes them harder to photograph. The ones in the museum are much easier to...More

Thank kathleenrollins
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The museum is on the opposite side of the parking lot from where you buy tickets to the ruins, and you can buy admission to both at the same time. The museum is completely worth the few extra dollars, and is a great place to...More

Thank Traci S
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