We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Big and beautifull” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich

Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich
Ranked #15 of 20 things to do in Copan
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Ottawa OntARIO
Level Contributor
19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Big and beautifull”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

It's located next to the Mayan ruins and cost $7.00 US to go in. It is huge inside with a ramp going up to the open area second floor with lots of exhibits to see. If you are a history buff go for it and of course the two ruins themselves are awesome. Worthwhile.
Guy from Ottawa Canada

Visited October 2012
Thank Guy c
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

22 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Silver Spring, Maryland
Level Contributor
53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A great introduction to mayan culture, ancient and modern.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

This is a children's museum, but it was a great way for me as a foreigner to learn more about the maya people before visiting the ruins. There were exhibits on the mayan alphabet, number and calendar system, clothing, daily life activities, food- everything that would give our visit to the ruins later more meaning. The exhibits were hands on, great for kids but also for adults who like a more interactive experience.
I can't remember if the exhibits are in English as well as Spanish...there is a guide available.
The entrance fee is only $2 I think, a real bargain. It is open Tuesday to Sunday, 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm tp 5 pm.
Don't forget to climb the tower in the front corner of the building for a great panoramic view of the town and its surroundings!

Visited July 2013
Thank SpanishParrot
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“School kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

This museum is geared towards school age children. It is small, and only moderately interesting for adults.

Visited August 2012
Thank Isaac O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich also viewed

Copan, Copan Department

Been to Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing