Posted 19 May, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

18 May International Museum Day

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According to the International Council of Museums (ICOM) each 18 May International Museum Day is celebrated, with the participation of Guatemala that also joins the celebration. This year the country's museums have prepared several activities related to the date.

"The Night of Museums" is one of these, which will be held on 23 May. This activity is characterized not only by the museums open their facilities to the public in a different time, but also various artistic and cultural activities.

The hours of the night tour of the museum is 19:00 a 22:00 hours. By the Ministry of Culture and Sports MCD, will be participating in the "Night of Museums", Railroad Museum, National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of History.

The National Palace of Culture is open art gallery "Kilometer Zero", located within the premises of the National Palace, with works of great masters of the plastic. The visiting hours are from 10:00 a 16:00 hours on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

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