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Xihuacan Museum and Archeological Site

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We enjoyed learning about the history of the area and its’ peoples by visiting the museum and site. A great opportunity to see a pyramid and ancient ball game cost up close.

Thank Cardomom
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We took a tour to Barre de Potosi and didn't realize this would be part of it. So, we could have had an expectation issue. We were completely confused as to why we were visiting these sites. That being said, the plus: Interesting history lesson...More

Thank OneLuckyMom_12
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The site had some interesting aspects. Much of it isn't excavated and it looks like the family who owns the property is not really interested in fully developing the site. The ball field is well preserved. The pyramid is quite different from the ones on...More

2  Thank ToomuchsnowTom
Reviewed 12 May 2018

You can take an inclusive trip here. My trip included a stop in different towns, a meal, and stopping the ancient site. I enjoyed interacting the museum guides. I had a good time asking questions in Spanish and English concerning the "antiguas" and different structures....More

Thank train0fth0ughts
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is a great opportunity to see a historical site in the early stages of discovery and development. If you don't speak/read Spanish, hire a guide who has Spanish and English, as all the interpretive exhibits at the museum are in Spanish only. I recommend...More

3  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 28 March 2018

You either need to know Spanish or go with someone who does. The displays are well done but are in Spanish

Thank TravelingMac60
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Our fishing captain told us about this and we are glad he did. We got there and were approached by guide Jose. He was excellent and I highly recommend him. Many of his family members uncovered much of the site and donated artifacts to the...More

3  Thank Kay C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Our group was very impressed with our guide Eduardo and the one at the museum was very informative.Very enjoyable

Thank wsendy145
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Did a day trip to the site. Our driver was excellent. Very knowledgeable. We got to see the dig sites in various stages as well as the museum. Very interesting.

Thank prairieboy1
Reviewed 23 February 2018

It is best to visit with a private guide because the guide from the site has very limited English. It is an interesting one and a half hour tour through the museum and actual site and a visit to the nearby village. The tour is...More

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Christina J
7 September 2018|
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Response from ToomuchsnowTom | Reviewed this property |
Museum would be. Site would be tough to get to. You could go down the dirt road and see from a distance I guess.
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TimIxtapa
24 March 2015|
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Response from jennytollie | Reviewed this property |
You're right Tim that is very strange. Another strange thing is I got an email from TA asking me to answer your question.
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