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Museo Rossbach - Museum Chichicastenango - Guatemala

This archaeological and anthropological museum has three rooms exhibiting historical pieces from Chichi and the surrounding region dating to the pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern periods. There are ceramic artifacts, pieces of jade, copies of the Pool Vuh manuscript and typical local textiles. There is also an interesting display on the Mayan dialects spoken across the country.


5a Agenda 4-47, Zone 1.

Chichicastenango, Guatemala

Museum Types:
Historical museum, Archaeology, Anthropology, ethnography

Travel Tips:

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

You need only about 20 minutes to tour the museum.

Price Description:

Entrance costs Q2 ($0.25) for nationals and Q5 ($0.75) for foreigners.

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

Currencies accepted
Guatemalan quetzal

By Joanne Sykes

Born and raised in Yorkshire, England, Jo is currently working as a freelance travel writer in Latin America. With degrees in...

26 Nov 2009

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