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Museo de Arte Colonial, Guatemala City

Museo de Arte Colonial - Guatemala City, Guatemala
Museo de Arte Colonial
5a Calle Oriente 5, Cuidad de Guatemala, Guatemala 01012Map
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
+502 2 832 0429
Neighborhood: Zone 12

Situated in the country's second city, the site of the original Guatemala City, the Museum of Colonial Art houses a collection of paintings by colonial artists such as Cristobal Villalpando and Tomas de Merlo, as well as religious sculptures from the same period. The building dates from 1676, when Guatemala's first university was founded on the same spot. Murals on the museum's walls depict scenes of student life from the period. Admission is ten quetzals for foreigners and two quetzals for Guatemalan nationals.

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Museo de Arte Colonial General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
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