Museo de Balancán Dr. José Gómez Panaco (Dr. José Gómez Panaco Balancán Museum)

Balancán

A tour for Dr. José Gómez Panaco Museum will take you to know Mayan culture history through the pieces shown, which come from the main archaeological sites such as Moral Reforma, Santa Elena, Tiradero, Tierra Blanca, El Arenal and Mirador.

The museum has more than 1,100 monumental and small Mayan culture pieces, whose importance has given it international fame, since some pieces have been in different European exhibitions.

The building has 3 rooms on two levels. On the ground floor you can see Mayan classical period stelae, altars and monoliths, from Moral Reforma and Santa Elena archaeological site; as well as display cases with Olmecs and Mayans ceramic samples and figurines.

In the continuous room you can see poet Carlos Pellicer Cámara portraits, as well as famous river boats old photographs.

Maps, drawings and photographs are displayed on the upper floor, revealing Mayan culture aspects. The museum is at the corner of Valle Rovirosa and Ignacio Zaragoza.
A tour for Dr. José Gómez Panaco Museum will take you to know Mayan culture history through the pieces shown, which come from the main archaeological sites such as Moral Reforma, Santa Elena, Tiradero, Tierra Blanca, El Arenal and Mirador.

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The museum has more than 1,100 monumental and small Mayan culture pieces, whose importance has given it international fame, since some pieces have been in different European exhibitions.

The building has 3 rooms on two levels. On the ground floor you can see Mayan classical period stelae, altars and monoliths, from Moral Reforma and Santa Elena archaeological site; as well as display cases with Olmecs and Mayans ceramic samples and figurines.

In the continuous room you can see poet Carlos Pellicer Cámara portraits, as well as famous river boats old photographs.

Maps, drawings and photographs are displayed on the upper floor, revealing Mayan culture aspects. The museum is at the corner of Valle Rovirosa and Ignacio Zaragoza.

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