The small Museo Rossbach (5a Avenida 4-47 Zona 1, 8 a.m.–noon and 2–4 p.m. Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat., 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Thurs., 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Sun., $0.75) harbors a collection of jade objects, including necklaces and figurines in addition to historical objects such as ceremonial masks, obsidian spearheads, and incense burners.
It’s named after Hugo Rossbach, a German who served as the town’s Catholic priest for many years until his death in 1944.
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