Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City

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Enrich your tour of the city with a history lesson at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, one of Mexico's premier cultural institutions. Established in 1964, this comprehensive museum contains important artifacts from the country's pre-Columbian past. Major highlights include an Aztec stone calendar and a 16th-century statue of Xochipilli, Aztec god of art, games, flowers, and song. After you piece together Mexico's pre-Hispanic past, visit the upper display halls to learn how the country's indigenous cultures live today. Rent an audio guide at the entrance if you wish to explore on your own, or join one of the museum's free guided tours. Plan your visit to Museo Nacional de Antropologia and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mexico City day trip website .
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  • The artifacts are very well displayed. The collection of art is incredible. I only miss more information about the objects. My trip to Mexico was mainly to visit this museum. It was worthy. I have to ...  more »
  • The geographical and temporal diversity of Mexico has been brought together to modern folk, and is a word of the masterpiece. Spain thoroughly destroyed Mexico civilization's obstinacy should be called, and it is made to realize that the human race has lost a truly great thing again. Unfortunately, many of the explanations in the exhibits are Spain, but in English it may not be finished in a day. I had been around for less than two weeks and spent more than five hours in this museum. As you said, 75 pesos (about 500 yen) This is really amazing.
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  • Super fun and informative! Admission cost 90 pesos (around 18 dollars - mar/19) and I could have spent an entire day there and still wouldn't have seen everything. There's loads of interesting pieces and bits of information about the story of the people who inhabited that part of the world in the old days. Also the building itself is a sight to see!
  • One of the most smart and friendly designed museums I got to visit. Rich with finds, arts and explanations about the vast anthropological history of Mexico. You'll need around 3 hours to tour all rooms and get a display of the different periods, cultures and societies formed in ancient Mexico. Information is mainly displayed in Spanish and some of the visuals are dated to the 90's - it would be nice to see an update on those. Overall great and important museum.
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