Museo Popol Vuh, Guatemala City

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Unearth one of the world's biggest collections of Maya art with a visit to Museo Popol Vuh. Home to an extensive collection of pre-Colombian and colonial art and artifacts from the Maya people, the museum houses a particularly impressive exhibit of funerary ceramic art, as well as some of the best-preserved Maya vases and bowls in existence. Through the museum’s many displays, you'll uncover pieces dating as far back as the Paleoindian era of 9,000 BC, right up to the baroque and renaissance sculptures of the 19th century. You can park nearby at the University Francisco Marroquín campus. Make Museo Popol Vuh a centerpiece of your Guatemala City vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Guatemala City online vacation planner.
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  • It is a small archaeological museum worth a visit when in Guatemala. We had a guide who was passionate about her knowledge and that made exhibits and history of the country interesting.  more »
  • The museum is a tribute the the Mayan belief system and the myth surrounding their beginnings. There is emphasis on the world above and the underworld.  more »
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  • I am taking a volunteer training and is going well so far. The staff is professional and pleasant. I also bought some books and am pleased with them and with the students that were selling them.😊
  • There's no words to describe what an amazing place is this museum. I encourage anyone to visit.
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