List of museums in Guatemala

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There is a wide variety of museums in Guatemala, with collections varying from pre-Columbian Mesoamerican artefacts to Spanish colonial art and collections of regional interest.

Museum Photograph Municipality Department Subject Summary
Casa de la Cultura Flavio Herrera[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Casa de la Cultura Julio Cesar de la Roca[1] Casa de la Cultura, Quetzaltenango, 1979.jpg Quetzaltenango Quetzaltenango Department
Casa del Callejón Castillo Hermanos[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
CASA Museo Iinternacional de Movimientos Artísticos (Casa M.I.M.A.)[2] Guatemala City Guatemala Department 19th century life
Centro de Visitantes y Museo de Sitio de Iximche[2] Tecpán Guatemala Chimaltenango Department Maya civilization
Centro de Visitantes y Museo de Sitio de K'umarcaaj[3] Gumarkaaj signpost.jpg Santa Cruz del Quiché Quiché Department Maya civilization
Centro de Visitantes y Museo de Sitio de Litica, Tikal[2] Flores Petén Department Maya civilization
Centro de Visitantes y Museo de Sitio de Quiriguá[2] Los Amates Izabal Department Maya civilization
Centro de Visitantes y Museo de Sitio de Zaculeu[3] Huehuetenango Huehuetenango Department Maya civilization
Centro de Visitantes y Museo de Sitio Sylvanus G. Morley, Tikal[3] Flores Petén Department Maya civilization
Mapa en Relieve de Guatemala[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Arqueológico Casa Santo Domingo[1] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo Arquidiócesano de Santiago de Guatemala[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Bodegas de Principios de Siglo XIX[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo[1] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo Casa K'OJOM[2] Jocotenango Sacatepéquez Department Maya music
Museo Colonial Casa Santo Domingo[1] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo Comunitario "Rabinal Achi"[1] Rabinal Baja Verapaz Department
Museo de Armas de Santiago de los Caballeros[2] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department Colonial Guatemala
Museo de Arte Colonial[2] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo de Arte Guatemalteco Primitivo-Contemporaneo[2] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department Modern Maya art This museum is dedicated to the display of contemporary art by modern Maya artists of Kaqchikel and Tz'utujil ethnicity, and twelved themed exhibitions on Guatemalan folklore, housed within a period building close to Antigua's central park.[4]
Museo de Artes y Artesanías Populares de Sacatepéquez[1] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo de Historia Natural de la USAC[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo de la Farmacia de Guatemala[1] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo de la Universidad de San Carlos[2] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo de los Niños[2] Museo de los Niños.jpg Guatemala City Guatemala Department Children's museum
Museo de Semana Santa[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo del Café[2] Jocotenango Sacatepéquez Department Coffee production This private museum is situated in a former coffee mill and preserves the original late 19th century machinery, including its water wheel. The museum was founded in 2000 as part of the Centro Cultural La Azotea. The exhibition covers all stages of coffee production including cultivation, harvest, roasting and trade. The collection includes milling machines from different parts of the world. The museum also includes educational materials such as production statistics for the most important coffee producing countries. Facilities include a shop and cafeteria[5] The grounds of the museum include a working plantation producing coffee that is processed on-site for sale to visitors.[6]
Museo del Ferrocarril[1] FEGUA museo del ferrocarril.jpg Guatemala City Guatemala Department Railway
Museo del Jade y Semana Santa[1] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo del Libro Antiguo[2] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Museo Fray Francisco Vázquez[1] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Heráldico y de Armas del Ejercito[2] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Itinerante de Ciencia y Tecnología[2] Guatemala City Guatemala Department Science museum
Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena[2] Museo Ixchel.JPG Guatemala City Guatemala Department Maya textiles
Museo Katinamit[2] San Cristóbal Verapaz Alta Verapaz Department
Museo Miraflores[2] Museo miraflores 1.jpg Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología[2] Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología.JPG Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno[2]
Museo Nacional de Historia[2]
Museo Nacional de Historia Natural[2]
Museo Nacional de Historia Natural "JORGE A. IBARRA"[2]
Museo Numimastico de Guatemala[2]
Museo Paleontológico Ing. Roberto Woolfolk[2] Estanzuela Zacapa Department
Museo Popol Vuh[2] Guatemala City Guatemala Department
Museo Postal y Filatelico[2]
Museo Regional de Arqueología de la Democracia[2] La Democracia 2.jpg La Democracia Escuintla Department Monte Alto culture
Museo Regional de Arqueología Santiago[3] Coatepeque Quetzaltenango Department Pre-Columbian archaeology
Museo Regional de Chichicastenango[3] Chichicastenango Quiché Department History, archaeology and ethnology
Museo Regional de Santiago Sacatepéquez[2] Santiago Sacatepéquez Sacatepéquez Department Archaeology and ethnology[3]
Museo Regional del Sureste de Petén[2] Museo Regional del Sureste del Petén.jpg Dolores Petén Department Maya civilization
Museo Regional del Trapiche[2]
Museo San Clemente y Casa de la Cultura[2]
Museo San Juan del Obispo[2]
Museo Vical de Arte Precolombino y Vidrio Moderno[2] Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez Department
Palacio Nacional de Cultura[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q REDCAMUS (2).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah REDCAMUS (1).
  3. ^ a b c d e f REDCAMUS (3).
  4. ^ Torres 2009b.
  5. ^ Torres 2009a.
  6. ^ REDCAMUS (4). Centro Azotea 2004.

References[edit]

Centro Azotea (2004). "Coffee Museum: From the bean to the cup". Jocotenango, Guatemala: Centro Azotea. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
REDCAMUS (1). "Listado de Museos de Guatemala" (in Spanish). Red Centroamericana de Museos (REDCAMUS). Archived from the original on 19 July 2015. Retrieved 2011-02-10.
REDCAMUS (2). "Guatemala: Museos Privados" (in Spanish). Red Centroamericana de Museos (REDCAMUS). Retrieved 2011-02-10.
REDCAMUS (3). "Guatemala: Museos Regionales" (in Spanish). Red Centroamericana de Museos (REDCAMUS). Retrieved 2011-02-11.
REDCAMUS (4). "Guatemala: Museos del Café" (in Spanish). Red Centroamericana de Museos (REDCAMUS). Retrieved 2011-02-11.
Torres, Estuardo (2009a). "Museo del Café" (in Spanish). Guatemala City: Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
Torres, Estuardo (2009b). "Museo de Arte Guatemalteco Primitivo – Contemporáneo" (in Spanish). Guatemala City: Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes. Retrieved 2011-02-19.

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