Celebrate the Month of Museums in Guatemala

May is the MONTH OF MUSEUMS.

There are many great museums throughout Guatemala. Here is a listing of some that you should definitely have on your “to visit” list.

GUATEMALA CITY

Gautemala musuem*Casa Mima – 8a av. 14-12, z. 1, Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; tels: (office) 2253-6657 & 2232-6902, (museum) 2253-4020; beatrizquevedo@casamima.org, casamima.org

Museo Arquidiocesano de Santiago de Guatemala – 7 av. 6-73, z. 1, interior Catedral Metropolitana; Tues-Fri., 9am-1pm, & 2pm-5pm, Sat., 9am-1pm & 2pm-4pm; adm. Q10, residents/Q5, students w/carnet; Q20 non-residents, tel: 2504-6868, ext. 2; bicentenariacatedralguatemala@gmail.com, www.catedral.org.gt

*Museo Carlos F. Novella – 15 av. 18-01, z. 6, interior Finca La Pedrera; Mon-Thurs., 8am-5pm, Fri., 8am-3pm; tel: 2286-4100, ext. 6435; fundacioncarlosfnovella.org

Centro Cultura Arquidiocesano Pbro. Jorge Toruño Lizarralde – s.j. 11 av. 4-49, z. 1; Mon-Fri, 8:30am-1pm/ 2pm-4pm, Sat., reservation & groups, min. 5 people; Adm., Q20 adults/free, children; tel: 2230-1589; museodelamerced@gmail.com

*Galería Guatemala, Fundación G&T Continental – 6 av. 9-08, z. 9. Lobby Banco G&T Continental; M-F 9am-7pm; tels: 2230-5072/6 & 8; fundaciongytcontinental.org

*Museo de Historia Natural USAC & Jardín Botánico USAC – calle Mariscal Cruz 1-56 z. 10; M-F, 8am-4pm; Adm. Q3; tels: (museo) 2334-6064 y 65, (jardín) 2361-5451 & 57; facebook.com/museodehistorianatural.usac; facebook.com/jardinbotanicousac; dimushnat.usac@gmail.com

Gautemala musuemMuseo Popol Vuh – 6a calle final, z. 10; M-F 9am-5pm, Sat., 9am-1pm; tels: 2338-7896 & 2338-7836; popolvuh@ufm.edu; popolvuh.ufm.edu

Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena – 6a calle final, z. 10, Centro Cultural UFM, campus of the Francisco Marroquín University, M-F, 9am-5pm, Sat., 9am-1pm; library, M-F, 1pm-5pm; Sat., 9am-1pm; Adm: Q35, adults/Q15, students w/carnet/Q10, children; tels: 2331-3622, fax, 2331/3634; museoixchel.org

*Museo Miraflores – 7a calle 21-55, z. 11 Paseo Miraflores; Tues.-Sun. 9am-7pm; tels: 2470-3415/18; museomiraflores.org

*Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología – 6a calle & 7a av., z. 13, salón 5, Finca La Aurora; tel: 2475-4010, ext. 101; munae.gob.gt

Servicio de Historia Militar-Museo del Ejército – 24a calle 3-81, z. 1, interior Centro Cultural Miguel Ángel Asturias, next to the open air theater, Castillo de San José de Buena Vista; M-Sat., 8am-4pm; tel: 2221-4322; museodelejercitoguatemala@yahoo.com; museo.mil.gt

Gautemala musuem*Museo de la Universidad de San Carlos Guatemala – 9a av. 9-79, z. 1; M-F, 9:30am-5:30pm, Sat., 9:30-1pm, closed Tues, Sat. & holidays; adm. Q1, residents/Q8, non-residents/free, students w/carnet & university employees; tels: 2232-0721 & 2251-6840; musacenlinea.org – -infomusac@musacenlinea.org

 

 

LA ANTIGUA GUATEMALA

EL Paseo de los Museos – 3a calle oriente #28, La Antigua Guatemala; Mon-Sun., 9am-6pm; tel: 7820-1220; casasantodomingo.com.gt; asoasnavar@casasantodomingo.com.gt

*Museo de Arte Guatemalteco Primitivo-Contemporáneo – 4a calle oriente & 3a av. norte #10, interior Casa Antigua-El Jaulón, La Antigua Guatemala; daily 9:30am-6:30pm; tel: 7832-7577; centrodeartepopular.com; museoartepopular@yahoo.com

El Museo Arte de Guatemala (MAG) 5a av. sur #40 final, La Antigua Guatemala; tel: 7832-8773; info@funbaguatemala.org not yet open to the public

Gautemala musuemMuseo Vical de Arte Precolombino & Vidrio Moderno Casa Santo Domingo – 3a calle oriente #28, La Antigua Guatemala; Mon-Sat., 9am-6pm, Sun., 11:15am-6pm; tel: 7820-1220, adm. Q42. incls. entrance to all museums; museodearte@grupovical.com; grupovical.com/museo

Museo Casa Kojom – Centro Cultural la Azotea Jocotenango, Sacatepéquez; M-F, 9am-4pm; Sat., 9am-2pm; adm. Q50 (incls. entrance to Coffee Museum); tels: 7831-1483/7831-1486; info@kojom.org kojom.org

 

 

PANAJACHEL, LAKE ATITLÁN

Museo Lacustre – inside Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo, av. Santander, Mon-Sun., 8am-6pm; adm, Q35, adults/Q20, students w/carnet  read more about this museum…

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