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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 3 days ago via mobile

This museum has many of the treasures that were found at archaeological sites throughout Mexico. Nice displays. Most explanations are only in Spanish

Thank Esther d
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Edaleeta
Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank mokemo
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Karennalani87
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Locum123
Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank Oscar A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best guy tour and strees free i love it so much i really recoment this company and the details of the place is awesome

Thank Abdon C
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank pilozm
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank hug0paul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful museum. A must to visit. Outstanding waterfall in the central court. Each exhibition room on the main floor leads to an outside garden with artefacts. Excellent gift shop with affordable prices.

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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
yes, as long as you don't use flash
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Response from Dave J | Reviewed this property |
the lockers are for storing an average backpack, I do not think fit a standard suitcase.
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Response from Judith A | Reviewed this property |
The English speaking your was probably one of the guided museum experiences I have ever had. She was articulate informative and highly knowledgeable and touched key points. I would encourage you to do this.