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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

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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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Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Bosque de Chapultepec
+91 88002 37808
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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!

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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

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

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Emily H
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Response from Roberta R | Reviewed this property |
It closes quite early - around 5 p.m. I think
steve l
9 July 2018|
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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.
3 June 2018|
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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