We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

Open Now: 09:00 - 19:00
Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
Save
Share
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Skip the Line: National Museum of Anthropology Entrance Ticket
from US$6,00*
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Skip the Line: National Museum of Anthropology Entrance Ticket
from US$6,00*
BOOK A TOUR
8 518
All photos (8 518)
Full view
{2006_tc_awards_title_ffffe599|s}
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“aztec calendar”(164 reviews)
“first floor”(115 reviews)
About
Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums, this famous institution houses four square kilometers of exhibits in 23 exhibition halls.
Open Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
See all hours
Contact
Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Bosque de Chapultepec
Website
+91 88002 37808
Call
Ways to Experience National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)
from US$11,00
More Info
from US$48,00
More Info
from US$37,71
More Info
Reviews (16 489)
Filter reviews
6 093 results
Traveller rating
5 171
785
111
20
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
5 171
785
111
20
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsaztec calendardifferent culturesfirst flooraudio guidepre columbianfew hoursmexican culturetake your timecouple of hourschapultepec parkon displayvisiting mexico citymayanartifactscivilizationshistoryanthropology
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 6 093 reviews
Reviewed today

However long you think you can put aside for visiting this museum, it won't be enough. There is so much to see. It's well laid out, and you really get to understand the development of the country from ancient times. Make a day of it!

Thank 546everclear
Reviewed yesterday

A great place you need to visit if you go to Mexico city for vacation , all the historical periods are telling, from the prehistorical to the Maya period

Thank fdesmidt
Reviewed yesterday

This is the best place to see the history of Mexico. Please go and enjoy. Wonderful marvelous stupendous

Thank Dhashaka S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is quite the late review as the trip was in May 2018. This place is massive and we spend around 1/2 day in this museum as so many area to cover. We went there with a private guide with anthropolgy background and education hence...More

Thank FennyGrochocki
Reviewed 2 days ago

The day we went part of the upstairs exhibit was closed, so we were allowed to enter for free. Still spent hours there. Would definitely recommend. A must when visiting Mexico City.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although just one floor was available for visiting, the Museum of Anthropology is a must in Mexico City. We enjoyed its collection of historic objects and the information it provides on ancient local cultures.

Thank fjacques777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great museum! It shows groups/people from different regions of Mexico. Amazing pieces and artifacts. On Sundays, it can be quite crowded, as it's free for Mexicans; so take your time. Also, I saw on Google that it closed at 7 pm, but when I got...More

Thank dvasconcellos
Reviewed 4 days ago

Alas the Aztec room was closed...loved the rest. Wish more of the exhibit explanations were in both English and Spanish...

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Teotihuacan pyramids ad we were completely amazed. This museum helped us wrap up loose ends with regards to history. The museum is logically set up so that you can walk thru different building in time so that you understand what was happening...More

Thank TRAVELINGCWS
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best anthropology museums in the world. Amazing collection of artifacts organized by region. Broadens your appreciation for Mexico’s rich history. Could easily spend an entire day here. When we visited, some areas were undergoing renovation which thankfully narrowed our focus. Still hard...More

Thank TucsonBrian
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 319 hotels in Mexico City
Hyatt Regency Mexico City
2 390 reviews
.65 km away
Hotel Habita
282 reviews
.70 km away
InterContinental Presidente Mexico City
1 792 reviews
.76 km away
Suites Petit Polanco
11 reviews
.81 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 647 restaurants in Mexico City
Cabanna
132 reviews
.60 km away
Puerto Madero Polanco
959 reviews
.60 km away
Saks Polanco
358 reviews
.50 km away
Restaurantes Los Almendros Polanco
171 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1 100 attractions in Mexico City
Museo Nacional de Historia
318 reviews
.82 km away
Auditorio Nacional
348 reviews
.89 km away
Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec
276 reviews
.87 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Emily H
18 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Roberta R | Reviewed this property |
It closes quite early - around 5 p.m. I think
0
Votes
steve l
9 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from Benito A | Reviewed this property |
I strongly suggest the 2-3 hour tour as this Museum has a vast collection that comprises several precolumbian cultures.
0
Votes
P9241IFjackier
3 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from QDC | Reviewed this property |
- Beach option: an all inclusive anywhere between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Take a day trip to Excaret. I consider the quality of the beach itself to be best at Cancun. - Urban option: Mexico City. Take the turibus for an... More
1
Vote