The Trapiche Museum



The Trapiche Museum

Is located 150 kilometers from the capital, San Jerónimo, Baja Verapaz. According to history this place 1.601 was known as the first sugar mill in Central America. He had introduced an innovative technology that Dominican priests at that time.

The ingenuity of San Geronimo was equipped with milling houses, boilers and purgatory. In the first, were the presses which squeezed sugar cane juice for then undertake the process of crystallization and purified in purgatory is the final product.

Today 400 years later, we can go back and give a sweet tour of the Museo del Trapiche.


Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00 hours