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National Institute of Culture and History (NICH)
Address: 3401 Mountain View Blvd., Belmopan, Belize
Ms. Merilyn Young, Interim President
Mr. Gavin Courtenay, Board Member
Mrs. Arreini Palacio-Morgan, Board Member
Mr. Albert Vaughan, Board Member
Mr. Carlo Habet, Board Member
Ms. Merilyn Young, Board Member
Tel: (501) 227-0811; 822-3302
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The Government of Belize created the National Institute for Culture and History, NICH, in 2003 to bring together diverse government departments, which had historically worked to preserve and promote Belizean culture and to allow for the management of newer endeavors.

NICH is comprised of the following institutions:

Institute of Archaeology (IA)
Institute of Creative Arts (ICA)
Museums of Belize and Houses of Culture (MOB/HOC)
Institute for Social and Cultural Research (ISCR)
Belize Film Commission (BFC)

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