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Anthropology Museum

Lomas de San Roque, Xalapa, Mexico
+52 228 815 0920
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This top-notch anthropology museum displays the diversity of Mexican cultures.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“olmec heads” (20 reviews)
“mexico city” (20 reviews)
“audio guide” (8 reviews)
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Lomas de San Roque, Xalapa, Mexico
+52 228 815 0920
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Absolutely stunning museum which must rank as one of the worlds best alongside the anthropological museum in Mexico (I actually preferred it). The collection of Olmec heads alone are breath taking and I particularly liked the open air/garden settings for some of the displays. The...More

Thank paulpnd
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This museum contains the archaeological riches of Vera Cruz , important material from El Tajin. The museum contains the remarkable La Mojarra Stela this large basalt slab was found sticking out of a Vera Cruz riverbank in 1986 it depicts the standing figure of a...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

What a treat here in the "Athens" of Mexico. Beautiful facility, parking nearby, excellent content... worth a day!

Thank Dave and Rosy G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Este museo no solamente refleja una parte importante del pasado de Veracruz porque muestra importantes piezas de las culturas que ahí habitaron, sino que la arquitectura del lugar es muy bella. Lo único que faltó fue que vendieran una guía del museo. Estaban agotadas. Fuera...More

Thank alejandramB4314KH
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great place for Ancient-Mexico history buffs. The displays are excellent and the interior of the museum is impressive. My favorite objects were the colossal heads made by the Olmecas.

Thank Pokercara
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The building itself is an experience. Some of the exhibits are unlike any I've seen elsewhere. They are more varied and compelling than I saw in Mexico City.

Thank GranPena
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It is a great museum, has the largest collection of huge stone heads from the Olmec time. I love the place, the the gardens, the halls are in great comprehensive display

Thank Tere L
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This incredible 30-year-old museum boasts an unrivaled collection of megalithic Olmec heads and other massive sculptures made by that Mesoamerican civilization. There is nothing like it at Mexico City's Anthropological Museum, nor at La Venta in Villahermosa. The museum also has magnificent examples of exquisite...More

1  Thank Jack G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum, Olmeca and other prehispanic cultures in state of Veracruz. Preferently use a guide.

Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

An intellectual place to wonder around and see the true Mexican culture of the past. The biggest museum in latin America about the Toltec culture with original pieces of art.

Thank hector b
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