Casa K’inich

Copán Ruinas

Casa K’inich includes an interactive re-creation of the ancient football game practiced by the Copán residents more than a millennia ago. Displays are in three languages: English, Spanish and Ch’orti’. Kids might get a kick out of the stela with a cutout hole to poke their heads through.

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Nearby Copán Ruinas attractions

1. Mirador El Cuartel

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The atmospheric ruins of the old town jail have a fine view of the town and surrounding countryside, making it worth the steep walk uphill to get here.

2. Museo Digital de Copán

0.26 MILES

This museum opened in late 2015 as a gift to the people of Copán from Japan and contains some interesting old photographs. The main reason to visit,…

3. Memorias Frágiles

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This fascinating photo exhibition was a gift from Boston's Peabody Museum; it features a collection of rare photos detailing the first archaeological…

5. Museo de Arqueología Maya


The Museo de Arqueología Maya is worth a visit. The exhibits include some of the best excavated ceramics, fragments from the altars and the supports of…

6. Tea & Chocolate Place

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This charming place is a research center that doubles as a tea and gift shop every afternoon to support the important reforestation work carried out by…

7. Macaw Mountain Bird Park


Around 2.5km outside Copán Ruinas is an extensive private reserve aimed at saving Central American macaws. There are plenty of them here, along with…

8. Museo de Escultura

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Copán is unique in the Maya world for its sculptures and some of the finest examples are on display at this impressive museum, which is fully signed in…