Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón, Merida

4.3
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Learn about the fascinating Mayan civilization at Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón. Spread across two floors of a grandiose mansion, the museum hosts an extensive exhibit of Mayan history and culture. Roaming the first level you can view numerous relics, artifacts, sculptures, and other items, all with informative placards explaining their history. See a representation of their burial ceremonies, explanations of their mathematical system, chronologically presented tools, and a large exhibit on the recent history of the civilization. Take a look at our Merida trip planning app to schedule your visit to Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Unfortunately all the signs are in Spanish. I truly wanted to learn the history and anthropology of the Mayan people but nothing was translated into English. None of the staff spoke English. There...  more »
  • I spent two full days in this outstanding museum! Well worth going to Mexico City! One of the very few museums one should not miss,j under any circumstances!  more »
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  • The entrance to the place is very economical and they didn't charge us more for being foreigners. The museum has a rich collection of Mayan artifacts, as well as works of art and sculptures of all kinds. The only thing I would like is to give some maintenance to some areas that already look worn out over time. The rest is very good
  • No English. Not much there. Building is nice.
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