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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
05 553 6266
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Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums, this famous institution houses four square kilometers of exhibits in 23 exhibition halls.
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Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Bosque de Chapultepec
05 553 6266
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really interesting. If you don't know Spanish there are still boards you can read in English but naturally there aren't as many English boards. It's really interesting to see and read about the history of Mexico. I would definitely recommend.

Thank JadePeggyLou
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Learned a lot about mexico history so interesting and engaging even my kids, take like 4 hours and time flies.

Thank Nati M
Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing museum that is not to be missed. One should plan to spend an entire day here, if possible. It is in Chapultepec Park, which is a tourist attraction in and of itself as well.

Thank arodnick
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the world's grand museums, and perhaps the best place to celebrate and appreciate the rich and diverse history and peoples of the Americas. Don't miss the Zocalos out front.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been here a few times & each time feel like there was something new that I missed from the time before. This is probably the best anthropological museum in the world or at least among them. I cannot recommend it enough. Take a minimum...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 3 days ago

I think this is one of the most beautiful museum I've ever been. So much History, the Mexica and the mayans room can't be missed!!!

Thank Marina M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a great place to go and see and is enormous. It's well laid out And has millions of Artefacts. Architecture, displays and content all very well done

Thank Beachy71
Reviewed 4 days ago

First the building itself. Build in the early 60s is just a marvel, even by today's standards. It has the best collection of Mesoamerican and South US early inhabitants. Of course it has the Piedra del Sol Stone usually mistaken as a calendar. Just this...More

1  Thank sunnyandsnowman
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything about visiting this museum is wonderful. From the location in Chapultapec park. (stay near the park, there is tons to do around here) to the building itself, this is a remarkable place. You could spend all day, but 2-3 hours is enough to see...More

Thank jamminChris W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are not that up to date with the history of the Mexican people, this is the place to start! We found it very interesting and it helped us to better understand the historical events that shaped this exciting country and the people that...More

Thank Frank L
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Karl H
Are backpacks allowed in the museum?
22 February 2017|
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Response from wepineda | Reviewed this property |
You will be ask to check your backpacks by security personnel and you will pick it back on exiting, a little voucher is provided for free and it is secure service.
Karl H
Are backpacks allowed in the museum?
22 February 2017|
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Response from Kitty B | Reviewed this property |
They must be checked prior to entering the museum. The check is located near the gift shop.
Kathleen M
We are planning to visit the museum on Dec. 23 and would like an English speaking interpreter. How can one arrange this beforehand? Gracias
7 December 2016|
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Response from Drucila V | Reviewed this property |
At the entrance, there is a welcome booth and have available guide services.