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.

The museum is home to a restaurant where patrons can mingle and fill their stomachs.

Staying Close

Banquitas House of Culture is located in Orange Walk, so those staying in this region of Belize will have easy access to this museum during their visit. Even though the region isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll still find a reasonable selection of hotel options to choose 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

The on-location restaurant at Banquitas House of Culture is a good choice if you're looking to get something to eat close-by. If you're ready for some food after visiting Banquitas House of Culture, you might enjoy experiencing one of the restaurants near the museum. Paniscea Restaurant, which serves International food, offers convenient access to the museum. Also within reach, you will find eateries including Lamanai Riverside Restaurant and Candy's where you and your companions should make it a point not to leave without trying their specialty ice cream.

Information

Operating Hours

Give the museum a call ahead to find out the exact hours of operation.

Payment

Arrive at this site prepared to pay the price of admission, which you can learn 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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