This museum has many of the treasures that were found at archaeological sites throughout Mexico. Nice displays. Most explanations are only in Spanish
About National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)
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Great layout and so much to see! We spent 3-4 hours here and a very good portion of that was spent in the Mayan exhibit that's currently accessible for free. Unfortunately, we don't have a good grasp of Spanish yet, so I do wish we...More
The museum is well done designed to allow visitors to flow inside and outside to see exhibits. You really need all day to visit all the exhibits. This was a great preview of the art and history of the indigenous people.
The facility is top notch - the only reason I couldn't give 5 stars is because I found the layout overwhelming rather than illuminating. As others have mentioned, perhaps a guide would be better suited to tie the narrative together. I prefer a smaller body...More
Our family (parents and young adult children) was wowed by the stories of the rise and fall of ancient Mexican civilizations. Artifacts were amazingly well preserved and reconstructed. We came back for a second day to hit the upstairs exhibits about modern life. Although not...More
I have been to lots of museums and this one is in my top 10 - a must see if you want to learn more about the ancient cultures of Mexico and Central America.
Come early and very well rested and bring your quest for knowledge. This museum is architecturally impressive. It is huge. Its not possible to see even 50% in one day, I think. Since the history of Mexico started with the native people, we mostly concentrated...More
This is a must-see-place in Mexico city! It is by far my all time favorite museum due to its rich details about the Aztec and Mayan history. You will see antiques million of years old along with giant sculptures, pyramids, maps, figures and more. Plan...More