The Museo del Caracol (lit. Snail Museum) is a Mexican history museum, at the bottom of the access ramp to the Castillo de Chapultepec in Mexico City. The “Snail Museum” is a spiral shaped building designed by the architect Pedro Ramirez Vazquez. The director is Patricia Torres Aguilar Ugarte. It is opens from Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 to 16:45.Put Museo del Caracol at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mexico City online trip planner.
Museo del Caracol Reviews
Lovers of escargot will be disappointed as this museum refers to ‘Museum of the Spiral’. It was built in the hippie days and is a fabulous introduction to Mexico’s rich history through dioramas and... more »
When you are walking up towards the Castillo de Chapultec is easy to miss this place. It is a Mexican History Museum well designed, with a good flow, not packed. more »
Everything is in Spanish :( But the maquettes are very beautiful and the building itself is very special. Its one huge spiral that's very fun to go through. The roof has many amazing cacti and a brief explanation of each species. It's a pretty cheap attraction you can definitely spend an hour or two here.
Great ambient, the staff is nice and the museum is explicit in some contents that are not usually talked about
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