Things to do in Guatemala with Kids – How about a Museum?

Educating kids in a fun and inspiring manner takes too much effort that I don’t seem to have nor do I know how to do the stimulating on my own.

That’s why it’s always good to have an outlet, a place to take the kids and expand their mind. And even more importantly keep them occupied while parents learn new stuff too.

Things to do in Guatemala – Children’s Museum (Museo de los Ninos)

things to do in guatemala - children's museum

Cheesiness is allowed

museums in guatemala

The flag is fun, but when you find out it’s 100% lego, that makes it way more interesting

museo de ninos guatemala

Interactive activities

things to do in guatemala - museums for kids

Energy station – get the kids to burn some of it

guatemala attractions - museums for children

Moon Jumping – only for toddlers.

museum attractions for kids

Who is the next astronaut?

kids museum attractions - guatemala

The kid’s museum has by far the best playground I’ve seen anywhere. So much so, I’m tempted to come just for the the playground.

playground at the kids museum in guatemala

Learning about the human body

learning about the human body - kids museums

Cuteness alert – this is by far the cutest exhibit in the museum. Shopping at a supermarket. My baby took it so seriously and everything is so miniature, it was great fun.

learning about shopping at the children's museum

Learning about geology and earthquakes

earthquake education at the kids museum - guatemala

Making paper station – this was one of the most educational exhibits and also one of the longer ones. But they really learned how to make paper.

how to make paper for kids

Electrifying – learning about electricity is really fun

electrifying - learning about electricity at a museum for kids

Bubble mania

making bubble mania

Mini Bubble mania

bubble fun at a museum for kids

Information for Children’s Museum in Guatemala City

Hours – Closed Mondays

Tuesday – Friday 8:30 – noon, 2 – 4

Saturday and Sundays 9:30 – noon, 2 – 6

Prices – 1 ticket – 40 q

2 tickets – 65 q

3 Tickets – 90 q

4 Tickets – 110 q


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About Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

5 Responses to Things to do in Guatemala with Kids – How about a Museum?

  1. Frank says:

    Great post Marina! Very nice looking museum, I especially like the moon jumping (not sure if the boy likes it though…)
    Frank (bbqboy)
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  2. You guys always look like you are having so much fun! I love the images of your children enveloped in giant bubbles, though honestly, all of your suggestions sound fabulous!
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  3. Jess says:

    I love the human body exhibit that looks like a giant game of Operation. I would want to play that myself!
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  4. Jennifer says:

    We visited an interactive science museum in Finland that looks similar and it was so much fun!
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  5. Lori says:

    Museums are always great – and a children museum sounds like a perfect destination 😉
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