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.

Many museums give their patrons more than just the ability tour the property. Something to quench your hunger and thirst are conjointly often available for viewers at a further cost. This landmark is one such example.

Staying Close

Orange Walk is a good option for those wishing to visit Banquitas House of Culture, because visitors to this region of Belize will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. Though this location isn't over-crowded, you'll still find a fair number of lodgings to pick from.

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

While many patrons will look forward to eating on-site during their visit to this museum, still others may prefer to gobble up the cuisine somewhere else in the community. Banquitas House of Culture has the advantage of being well located for visitors looking for several nearby restaurants. Paniscea Restaurant, which has a menu full of International fare, offers convenient access to the museum. Lamanai Riverside Restaurant and Candy's offer additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Candy's you and your companions shouldn't get up and go without ordering a plate of their specialty, ice cream.

Information

Operating Hours

You might want to call the museum before you visit to find out their operating hours.

Payment

For price of admission, you should call Banquitas House of Culture beforehand to find out how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (501) 322-0517

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

Location: Orange Walk, Belize

 

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