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good museum

went in with some small change to the gate keeper. the museum is good and there were boards that... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
some excellent pieces

while the Tikal Museum is rather poor, the Morley Museum, now located in a new research center... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
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Nov 1, 2018
“good museum”
Jan 5, 2018
“some excellent pieces”
On the walkway to the ruins, Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

went in with some small change to the gate keeper. the museum is good and there were boards that explains the excavation. good complement with the books I read. kind of dark inside though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed January 5, 2018

while the Tikal Museum is rather poor, the Morley Museum, now located in a new research center built with Japanese funding, has some really amazing exhibits. it's definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed January 18, 2017

My wife and I did a tour of Tikal Mayan Ruins and really enjoyed the massive complex. The ruins are in good condition and you can get the feel for how large the city was in its prime. We had a Guatemalan guide who really...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank LMotto
Reviewed May 20, 2016

We really enjoyed visiting the museums this trip to Tikal - plenty to see and to learn if you take the time to look at the photos and read the captions.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank hopefulist
Reviewed May 6, 2016

This place is magical. You will be amazed by what the Mayan did at a time Europeans were barely starting to develop... I loved the visit. We did it at sunset, but I would advise to do it on sunrise, I think it might be...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Debora B
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

After seeing the temples and buildings in the park which were amazing we decided to see the museum as well. They are separated into two different buildings. The first had an excellent display of ceramics in cabinets which I felt could have been changed out...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank 918RossS
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Agree with previous posts. This is NOT the site...but two small museums. One is dedicated to cultural and artistic artifacts discovered in the excavation of Tikal (mostly ceramics). The second is a somewhat of a photographic timeline of the discovery and excavation of the site....More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Rockytoo2
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Many TripAdvisor reviewers think this “site” is the Tikal Mayan ruins. It’s a museum, folks, not the ruins. That said, the MUSEUM at the Tikal site is a bit underwhelming, but given the nominal entrance fee any information preceding touring the ruins is worth the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
5  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Both museums at Tikal National Park are small but interesting. This one show the history of the park and the other displays some of the artifacts that have been excavated. The museums are helpful in gaining an understanding of the park as a whole.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank coreyjhen
Reviewed January 3, 2016

The Maya were amazing people. The sophistication of their cities compared to Europe at the time is a shocker

Date of experience: February 2015
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