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Northern Belize Sights

Las Banquitas House of Culture

  • Main and Bautista Sts. Map It
  • Orange Walk Town

Updated 09/12/2013

Fodor's Review

This small museum—the name refers to the little benches in a nearby riverside park—presents changing exhibitions on Orange Walk District history and culture. Among the permanent displays are artifacts from Lamanai and Cuello. A restaurant, Paniscea, is located under the House of Culture. Las Banquitas is one of four House of Culture museums; the other three are in Belize City, Corozal Town, and Benque Viejo. These museums are operated by NICH, the National Institute

of Culture and History.

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Sight Information

Address:

Main and Bautista Sts., Orange Walk Town, Belize

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Phone:

822-3302-NICH

Sight Details:

  • Free, some exhibits have small fees
  • Mon.–Fri. 8:30–4:30

Updated 09/12/2013

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