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Paseo de los Museos - Museum Antigua - Guatemala

Located on the grounds of Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, the beautifully-presented Paseo de los Museos, or Museums Promenade, allows access to the most significant areas of the Santo Domingo convent ruins, including old burial crypts and the ruined church. The complex of museums displays colonial religious art, Mayan artifacts, modern glass sculptures, contemporary international and local art, traditional handicrafts from the region, and an antique pharmaceutical collection. Each museum has detailed information and history in English and Spanish. Watch craftsmen in the candle and pottery workshops and browse in their store. Ask for a map upon entering; it’s included in the entrance fee.


3a. Calle Oriente #28

Antigua, Guatemala

Museum Types:
Colonial religious art, mayan artifacts, modern glass sculptures, contemporary international/local art, handicraft traditions, pharmaceutical collection

Getting There

Inside Hotel Casa Santo Domingo

Price Description:


Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:9 a.m.

Open Hours to:6 p.m.

Days Closed:Open Monday to Sunday

Travel Skills: None

You Need to Bring:


Currencies accepted
Guatemalan quetzal

Contact Information:
Phone: (502) 7820 1220
Fax: (502) 7820 1221
E-mail: (502) 7820 1221

Here are other activities in and around Antigua that may be of interest: Jades, S.A. Factory, Showroom & Museum, Palacio Del Ayuntamiento – Museo De Santiago, Museo Del Libro Antiguo, Museo Mesoamericano del Jade and Centro Cultural La Azotea.

By Lucy Brown

13 Nov 2009

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