Museo Arqueológico Regional

Museum in Chichicastenango

Chichi's archaeology museum holds the collection of Hugo Rossbach, a German who served as the town's Catholic priest until his death in 1944. It includes some beautiful jade necklaces and figurines, along with ceremonial masks, obsidian spearheads, incense burners, figurines and metates (grindstones for maize). A second hall features a portrait gallery of cofradía leaders.