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Museo de Arte Colonial

5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 0429
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Quiet and tranquillo

The museum part is really nothing special. Inside is very beautiful though and is probably the most... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Jeff M
via mobile
Nice place

Nice place to go inside and look at the hidden home square from the street. Lot of small shops all... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Leon W
Vionnaz, Switzerland
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Art and architecture of the 16th and 17th centuries are exhibited in this local museum.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good24%
  • Average28%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
20 Jul 2017
“Nice place”
26 Feb 2017
“not all its made out to be”
5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 0429
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The museum part is really nothing special. Inside is very beautiful though and is probably the most quiet place in Antigua. It's a good place to study if you're attending Spanish school.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice place to go inside and look at the hidden home square from the street. Lot of small shops all around with kind sales people. I love the colourful and smiling Indian population.

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 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
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