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Parque Museo La Venta

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Address: Bulevar Ruiz Cortines s/n, Villahermosa, Mexico
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+52 993 314 1652
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USD 38.00*
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La Venta Museum Admission Ticket with Transport
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USD 59.00*
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Villahermosa City Tour with La Venta Museum
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USD 113.00*
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Palenque Archaeological Site from Villahermosa

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Wonderful place to visit and a breath of fresh air in Villahermosa - don't miss

This place is something different and something that you should not miss if you are nearby. If you're thinking of just passing through the town then I recommend you allow a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
Kev B
St Helens, United Kingdom
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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The place is very near the hotels in town, a nice park as well, but the main issue with the La Venta Museum, is that you get to see parts of the Olmec civilization remnants, the huge heads, and it is worth taking one of the local guides, for very little money, you receive a far better explanation from what... More 

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Claremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable walk around a beautiful park, lots of fauna and flora, exceptionally evocative Olmec and Mayan sculptures, a really good preparation for our trip into the southern classic Mayan sites. Mayan culture came from somewhere!

Thank haohuangpianist
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in Villahermosa on my way to Palenque and was eager to revisit the park after 10 years. It has a zoo, aviary and ancient Olmec artifacts, all in a jungle-like setting. The Olmec civilization is the oldest in Mesoamerica and this collection is one of the best. The play of light through the trees creates a special effect... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful day activity with lots of interesting artifacts. The mosquitos were bad. It was an easy walk for people with difficulty walking with lots of benches all along the way. Very nice to have English translations under the spanish. I was happy to see that there was a place to get water at the end of the walk because we... More 

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best museum in Villahermosa. Is a pleasure to walk on the corridors watching the ancient Olmeca heads, plants and trees from Tabasco. The park is well maintained and clean. During the walk too much sweat because of the humidity, but is a worthy and amazing experience.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you want to learn about the first Mesoamerican culture, the Olmecs, you should visit it because you can see many works and have and interesting explanation of the culture. The place is clean, humid, it takes 2 hours to walk and see the amazing works.

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this place after other cities in mexico and we wouldn t go there again. The animals are not treated perfectly. It is sad. The sculptures are good. But nothing special. + Full of moscito arround

Thank JanPoMaly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This was a nice park! I loved seeing the animals. They have lots of badgers but they are friendly. Kind of cool to be up close to them.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This place is something different and something that you should not miss if you are nearby. If you're thinking of just passing through the town then I recommend you allow a few hours here instead (although the rest of the town is nothing special). The entrance is at the north end. I walked around almost the entire perimeter before finding... More 

Thank Kev B
Varazdin, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Possible to reach with public transport if you change in a city between La Venta and Villahermosa. Visiting this Olmec site was very interesting, and a nice breaking of monotony after visiting dozen or more Mayan sites. The earth-energy is strong in La venta. The Olmec heads and other scultptures are quite something. Meditate on the earth pyramid if you... More 

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