“We are a service entity, which contributes to the dissemination of culture and scientific knowledge through permanent, temporary, traveling exhibitions and educational-cultural activities, which strengthen in the community the bonds of identity, fraternity, solidarity and respect for nature. At the same time, it preserves the material goods of the past and present, with the commitment to preserve them for future generations.”
“To be an extension unit with intercultural, museological and participatory vocation; that research, disseminates, exhibits, educates and promotes values for peaceful coexistence, respect for the environment and sustainable improvement of the community. Thus, contributing to the development of Guatemalan society.
With innovative and dynamic programs, with didactic purposes, it allows the encounter between generators of cultural goods and spectators, achieving the participation of the visitor to appreciate and value the qualities, technological, historical and aesthetic of own and foreign cultures”.
Promote the identity and safeguarding of the University Heritage, becoming a service center that acquires, preserves, researches and disseminates culture, art, science and technology, through exhibitions, educational and recreational activities, providing the University Community and the people of Guatemala the benefits of a museology that invites the participation of the visiting public.
Within its organizational structure, the museum is supported by the following functional areas: Coordination, a technical area composed of curatorship, research, conservation, education and guidance; the administrative area made up of assistance, treasury and store, and the services area made up of surveillance and services.
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