Private Guatemala City Museums and Guatemala city sightseeing

Guatemala City has a small number of museums that tell part of the history of this beautiful country with an ancient culture such as the Maya, dating from the Classic (2000 BC) period before and ends after the independence of Guatemala.

Duration 4 to 5 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Popol Vuh
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Miraflores
What's excluded :
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Admissions
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Calle Final 6 Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala City 01010 Guatemala

The Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Dress is a non-profit institution that collects, registers, catalogs, conserves, examines, exhibits, and promulgates Guatemalan indigenous dress. Founded in 1973, the museum has a well-documented textile holding built almost exclusively on textile donations from Guatemalan collectors.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo Popol Vuh, Calle Manuel F. Ayau - 6a Calle Final - Centro Cultural de la Universidad Francisco Marroquin Zona 10, Guatemala City 01010 Guatemala

The Popol Vuh Museum was founded in 1977 by Jorge and Ella Castillo, from their private collection of archaeological and colonial objects. Since the sixties, the Castillo collection was considered one of the best in Guatemala, and several objects of it had participated in international exhibitions on pre-Hispanic art in Guatemala. In 1978, Messrs. Castillo donated his collection to Francisco Marroquín University, in order to formally establish the museum, which was installed on Reforma Avenue and 16 calle, zone 10, Guatemala City. Three years later, he moved to the Galerias Reforma building, Zone 9 of the same city, where he remained 16 years. Throughout this period, the collection grew through several private donations, while the first efforts were made to catalog, restore and conserve materials.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo Miraflores, Calle 21-55, Zona 11 Paseo Miraflores 7a, Guatemala City 01011 Guatemala

The Miraflores museum is located in the exact place where the ancient Mayan City of Kaminaljuyú was located in the department of Guatemala. It has a permanent collection of archaeological pieces, a beautiful botanical garden and the recreation of a pre-Columbian tomb.
This museum opened its doors to the public in 2002. It represents the link between the past and the present, because the reality of the first settlers of the region of the city of Guatemala is exhibited.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Guatemala City Historical District, Guatemala City, Guatemala

As a result of the destruction of the city of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala by the Santa Marta earthquakes, there was a need to build a new city in the so-called Hermitage Valley.

Subsequently, the first neighborhoods were created, which expanded over time until it became the center of political activities. Its buildings are characteristic of the art deco, baroque, neoclassical, eclectic and art noveau architectural styles.

Duration: 30 minutes

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Please be ready at you lobby hotel.
Departure Time :
9:00 AM
Return Detail :
-
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Dress code is formal
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by GTM Tour Guide Travel Services Guatemala

Activity ID: V-8231P1

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