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House of Culture

St Joseph St, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
+501 823-2697
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A very relevant part of Benque's culture to this day

We visited two weeks before Easter, to find the House of Culture immersed in preparing colorful... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Scott_Kisling
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Salt Lake City, UT
Wonderful marimba on display

I stopped in again at the little -- and I do mean little -- Benque House of Culture on a recent... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
LanSluderBelize
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 Apr 2017
“A very relevant part of Benque's culture to this day”
7 Sep 2016
“Wonderful marimba on display”
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St Joseph St, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We visited two weeks before Easter, to find the House of Culture immersed in preparing colorful sawdust for Benque's “sawdust carpet” creations. Months of preparation go into designing the artwork that will cover several of Benque's streets each year during Holy Week, the week that...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

I stopped in again at the little -- and I do mean little -- Benque House of Culture on a recent visit to Cayo. Currently, there's a wonderful rosewood and mahogany marimba (sort of like a big xylophone) on display. The curator is very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank LanSluderBelize
Reviewed 18 January 2016

listen and play a marimba, kids were so welcoming ad the instructor explained how they are made and where they play

1  Thank jed J
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The Benque Viejo House of Culture is worth a stop if you are in the area. The dedicated staff are committed to preserving the unique culture of Benque Viejo. It is clearly a labor of love. I visited twice during the Los Finados celebrations (Day...More

2  Thank FrequentTraveller56
Reviewed 2 November 2014

their are lots of culture preserve in this town lots of art collection to see at the house of culture lots of activities things to see and do at the poustina land art park

1  Thank Dcolocho
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Benque is the town in Cayo that has tons of culture. The House of Culture has events every month. They also work with local artists, and you can get the tickets for Poustinia, the art park there. They are right on Centennial Park, and on...More

1  Thank DrFeelAwesome
Reviewed 19 February 2014

If you are ever in Benque Viejo, this place is worth a short visit. They usually have an exhibit of some sort, and the very friendly ladies who work there are quite knowledgeable about the small town.

1  Thank menoa_minnoan
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