Banquitas House of Culture

Set along the banks of the New River is a lovely little museum and cultural center that provides guests with insight into the histories and lives of local residents, as well as provides a place for those who live in the area to come together to revel in the arts. This place is called Banquitas House of Culture.

Exhibits and Offerings

The museum at the Banquitas House of Culture features a display of Maya artifacts and shares information regarding the importance of logging and cane farming in the region.

Banquitas House of Culture features a landscaped park, outdoor amphitheater, picnic areas, and a restaurant.

Visitors can enjoy an on-location dining area giving guests the chance to satisfy their hunger during their visit to this landmark.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Banquitas House of Culture may choose to book their trip in Orange Walk, as those staying in this part of Belize will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. There are a fair number of lodgings in the neighborhood surrounding the museum.

Hotels near Banquitas House of Culture
Hotel Type Distance Direction
St. Christopher Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.9 km) S
Hotel De La Fuente Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.9 km) S
Orchid Palm Inn Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.7 km) SW
La Rosita Guest House Guest house -- --
D*Victoria Hotel Motel 0.5 mi. (0.7 km) SSW
Gami's Hotel Hotel -- --
Come 'n' Dine Motel Motel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Though many guests will prefer eating on-site during their visit to Banquitas House of Culture, there are other options. If your time at Banquitas House of Culture sets your stomach growling, you should think about heading to one of the nearby restaurants. Paniscea Restaurant, which serves International meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will come across options like Lamanai Riverside Restaurant and Candy's where you and your companions can't get up and go without sampling their specialty ice cream.

Information

Operating Hours

The daily schedule for the museum is not readily available, meaning that your group's best option is calling beforehand to make certain the institution will be up and running during the time you mean to head over.

Payment

Show up at this institution prepared to hand over the cost of admission, which your group can nail down by calling in advance.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (501) 322-0517

Location: Orange Walk, Belize

Website: http://www.nichbelize.org/houses-of-culture/banquitas.html

 

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