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Museo de Arte Colonial

5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 0429
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Was so beautiful there. Free admission nice and calm. Went for a wonderful coffee peaceful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eric M
via mobile
Poor museum - skip it

Not much to see, it has 10 small rooms with few paintings or other exhibits in each. Half of those... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Yaron M
Berlin, Germany
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Art and architecture of the 16th and 17th centuries are exhibited in this local museum.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good21%
  • Average28%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible15%
26 Feb 2017
“not all its made out to be”
2 weeks ago
“Nice. ”
5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 0429
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was so beautiful there. Free admission nice and calm. Went for a wonderful coffee peaceful courtyard nice place to relax.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Not much to see, it has 10 small rooms with few paintings or other exhibits in each. Half of those rooms were closed, so really not much to see in those that are open. The entry price of Q25 per person is really exaggerated. Waste...More

Thank Yaron M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This Art museum was on multiple "must see" lists and maps for Antigua, however once there it is sorely lacking. You paid triple the price as a tourist to that of a local and the cost isn't worth it, especially compared to all of the...More

Thank adriennecornell02
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I would have liked to go here, but admission for foreigners was 50 Q. (Admission for Guatemalans is 8Q.) I only had 2 x 20Q and several 100Qs. They didn't have change for my 100 and wouldn't take just 40. I just arrived and went...More

Thank mtoddy123
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The lighting was terrible. Poor collection. Really small. Expansive for tourists. We have finished our visit in 10 minutes.

Thank Sherry D
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Nice, quiet and super friendly staff. Recommend it if you're have a few mins to spare. The walk is not far from central park.

Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great place to have a look around. From the outside you feel like you are in old Europe. Great spot for some photos.

1  Thank Bill I
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Mostly the exhibition is about Catholicism, about the remains of sculptures and paintings before and after the earthquake, some of the history that the paintigs reflects is interesting but mostly is really boring, the rooms are so dark and smelly one good aspect is the...More

Thank Patricia U
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I hate to knock this museum because I'm sure its shortcomings are due to a lack of funding but in truth I was pretty disappointed. This museum could be a lot better. The lighting is awful and it's hard to see a lot of the...More

Thank OzuMu
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Located near Parque Central, this small museum is easy to find. Entrance fee is 30 quetzales per person. Across from the Reception area are some interactive videos. Due to time constraints, I did not try them ( museum was closing in 30 minutes). Exhibits: small...More

Thank LolaGo1
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