The permanent exhibition at the excellent Museo para la Identidad Nacional, Calle Peatonal, focuses on the history of Honduras. Starting with the geographical formation of Central America, the displays move chronologically through the Maya civilization and colonial era to the various post-colonial presidents and their influence on the country. The museum’s highlight is a 3D tour of Copán that re-creates how the Maya kingdom would have looked at the height of its power.

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