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This Museum belongs to the University Francisco Marroquin and it shows the conquest of Guatemala by... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Olga B
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Wonderful Way to Learn about Guatemala Conquista

This is a beautiful museum, so well done and you get to see the lienzo, that discribes the conquest... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2016
Olga B
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The Lienzo de Quauhquechollan is a pictographic painting on cotton cloth, created circa 1530. The Lienzois considered the first map of Guatemala. It is also the only firsthand indigenous account of the conquest of Guatemala, and one of the few...more
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Universidad Francisco Marroquin 6 Calle final, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This Museum belongs to the University Francisco Marroquin and it shows the conquest of Guatemala by the Spanish Conquistadors with the help of the Mayans that they has conquered. It is beautifully display with videos of every part of the cloth in which the Conquest...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2016

This is a beautiful museum, so well done and you get to see the lienzo, that discribes the conquest of Guatemala by Pedro de Alvarado and how his brother with the help of the native indians conquered Guatemala. It is so well explain and each...More

Thank Olga B
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

During my visit of Popol Vuh Museo and National Museum of Archeology and Ethnology (both are located at the Francisco Marroquin University), the staff informed me that this museum is closed and is no longer accessible to visitors. They did not know the reason for...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Located within the UFM campus this multimedia tour spells out a fascinating trip in colonial history, detailing the wars and journey as the conquistadors conquer Central America. It really brings alive each segment of this giant map, detailing each individual battle and the tales/struggles behind...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed August 8, 2013

The map, the history, the story of the conquest of Guatemala all rolled into one! This is one of the oldest maps drawn by the conquistadors of the new world and also the story of the conquest of Guatemala - but only if you know...More

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