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Art Box Arts & Crafts Center

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Address: 46 Mile Western Hwy., Belmopan, Belize
Phone Number: +501 822-2233
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Art Box is an arts and crafts center located in the hidden jewel of the...

Art Box is an arts and crafts center located in the hidden jewel of the Caribbean, Belize. This lush tropical country located in Central America has provided the inspiration for the Caribbean art and Belize art that we take pride in offering to the country and its visitors. Here at Art Box we have been designing and producing, beautiful, and elegant, high quality products inspired by the rich Belize culture and Caribbean culture since November of 1996 when we first opened our doors.

We place the utmost importance on sharing authentic Belizean and Caribbean art with our customers, and in turn introducing the world to the culture of our magnificent country, Belize and the Caribbean. The authenticity of our products is evident in the fact that a large percentage of our merchandise is made by local Belizean artists and craftsmen. This allows us to provide a revenue and support for our local artists and in turn share their work and Belize culture with you. Through Art Box we have been able to come closer to our goal of bringing more affordable and functional luxuries into everyone's lives. We insist on product quality, customer service, product evaluation and improvement.

We at Art Box have one true focus as a company and that is to allow everyone access to the products of Belize so that no matter where you are in the world we can bring the best that the Belize culture (and Caribbean culture) has to offer to your doorstep.

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Love this shop for the unique jewelry especially the black coral and laser cut wood and other cool gifts like handmade purses and notebooks. Some nice hand done scarves, too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stopped on our way. very relaxing environment, nice selection of souvenirs a bit pricey but was expected,

Thank Andrew F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I was really impressed with the art there. Really classy stuff and not the usual cheap stuff from the street vendors. You'll be impressed...wood art, pottery, furniture, etc..

1 Thank Fabrizio Z
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Love this shop for the unique jewelry especially the black coral and laser cut wood and other cool gifts like handmade purses and notebooks. Some nice hand done scarves, too.

Thank TiraG
Hahnbach, Bayern, Germany
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85 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

After the zoo we went on to an amazing little shop called Art Box, full of locally made art. While many of the prices were a bit higher than you could find elsewhere, they were still reasonable. And lets be honest, you sometimes pay more for surroundings, and the interior of this place was beautiful! Even the bathrooms left a... More 

Thank Paige M
Vancouver Island, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

There are not alot of retail shops that sell such quality, handmade local items...from furniture to spoons, its all really beautiful. A bit pricey but I would rather spend my money on something worthwhile and really appreciate discovering the ART BOX. If your driving from Belize City inland, its just before getting to Belmopan on the western highway.

Thank Cindy H
Gilbert, Arizona
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

While traveling from Belize City to San Ignacio, we took a break at the ART BOX, on the Western highway near Belmopan, and was well worth the time. The range of art and crafts made locally, or in the region, were interesting and unusual in many cases. The art work objects made from the many indigenous trees and hardwoods were... More 

Thank rockymntlover
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I really enjoyed checking out their selection of items. However, you can find most of the same things at local markets/street vendors for a much better price.

Thank Ejayb1964
San Ignacio, Belize
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253 reviews
88 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

If you get a chance to check out the Art Box, then do it. It's on the George Price Highway, just outside of Belmopan, and it's hard to miss. It's 2 floors of art, and it's set up really nicely. The 2nd floor has tons of paintings, and pieces of furniture too. The bottom floor has everything else, from wooden... More 

Thank DrFeelAwesome
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to stop on the way to/from the airport. I love the items in this store, very stylish and well made. Beware there are some touristy nick nacks that you will see in many other shops (sometimes with a more expensive price tag), but you will find treasures amongst them. I will definitely be back!

Thank JBaps
san diego, ca
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94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

If you are looking for artifacts, crafts, memorabilia, or souvenirs of Belize….this is a must stop store. On a recent visit to Belmopan, we stopped to gather some items. What should have been a 10-15 minute stop turned into an hour. They have many items that will be of interest to just about anyone. Hand craved/crafted items, clothing, art, jewelry,... More 

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