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Las Banquitas House of Culture

Las Banquitas House of Culture 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Main and Bautista Sts., Orange Walk Town
  • Phone: 822/3302
  • Cost: Free, some exhibits have small fees
  • Hours: Mon.–Fri. 8:30–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Orange Walk Town
Updated: 09-12-2013

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