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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.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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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 yesterday

Very interesting visit to learn about all ancient civilizations in Mexico. It takes hours to see....

Thank Parvy P
Reviewed yesterday

An amazing modern space with really interesting exhibits. Save approximately 3 hours for a full visit

Thank mq0015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the patio to the rooms, to the temporary exhibits, this is one of the best museums I have ever visited. The curation is top notch, and the presentation and lighting make it possible to see amazing detail.

Thank Heather K
Reviewed yesterday

easy to access, cheap price for a great museum. everything in place and sorted. better get with time to spare. close to castillo de chapultepec. its a must!

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I didn't really want to spend much time here for some reason but was with friends who wanted to go. I figured we'd spend an hour. First tip is if you have a water bottle with you make sure it is tucked down well into...More

Thank lesknit
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Look for the halls with the Aztecs and Mayans. The rest are ok but these 2 are outstanding. The Aztec Calendar is a prime atraction and a nice profile picture. Save at least 1/2 a day for a proper tour. Enjoy some of the great...More

Thank Arturo M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very large and extensive collection. Bilingual descriptions at most displays but not all in English and Español. Plan to soend 3 if not 5 hours to complete. It is helpful to read about the cultures of the era before arrival. Loved it. Walk the boulevard...More

Thank fisherdvm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is really good, have a lot of information and is big and well organized. It's one of the best museum in Latin American of this kind. Went with my niece and nephew who are 6 and 10 and they really enjoyed it as...More

Thank Adela G
Reviewed 2 days ago

No doubt this place is magical It takes you to a fascinating trip back to years when Mexican Culture flourished in this marvellous land.

Thank José Luis S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great museum divided in different expositions that represent the different eras of Mexico from the beginning of time all the way until the official foundation of this great country. Take your time to visit this place as it is huge.

Thank Juan A
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14 August 2017|
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Response from cmbtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Take Uber. It is very inexpensive and the cars and drivers are excellent and readily available.
Gary M
11 July 2017|
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Response from Iliana E | Reviewed this property |
Yes! And they also admit guide dogs. It's accesible to everyone
Karl H
21 February 2017|
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Response from wepineda | Reviewed this property |
You will be ask to check your backpacks by security personnel and you will pick it back on exiting, a little voucher is provided for free and it is secure service.