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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

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Neighbourhood: Bosque de Chapultepec
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Address: Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
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05 553 6266
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Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums,...

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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All I can say is this place is fantastic. If you are interested in Pre-Colombian people of Meso-America, you have to go!

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Los Altos, California
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All I can say is this place is fantastic. If you are interested in Pre-Colombian people of Meso-America, you have to go!

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Outstanding, beautiful, and highly informative museum. The exhibits are eye opening, awe inspiring, and a top priority for a visit to Mexico City. This museum helps one understand the diverse and fascinating history of Central and Latin America and its peoples. Located in the up and coming Polanco neighbourhood. We spent an entire day at this museum. There is a... More 

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Gardens, tall ceilings, and a spectacular fountain make this complex stunning. And to boot, there are incredible exhibitions spanning the history of the Central American peninsula

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After touring the pyramids the day before, this museum gave you a full overview of the different people who inhabited Mexico. Very educational with artwork, stonework, pottery etc.. they also provide free tours approx. 45 mins long in English and Spanish. Definitely recommend.

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This marvelous and large collection is magnificent and beautifully layed out in this stunning structure. The central patio canopy with the water feature is worth the price of admission alone. The building houses amazing pre-Colombian artifacts of all the different and varied cultures of Mexico. It gives you a splendid opportunity to be educated on some impressive civilizations. Give yourself... More 

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Really amazing place. We came late around 3pm, not nearly enough time to see nearly half of it. If you are not from Mexico get the QR before you come, because we couldn't download it when we got there. We are going back though!

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The museum is fantastic. Beautifully designed and very interesting. Don't miss it if you are in Mexico City. It's a gem !

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Fabulous. This is a world-class museum with mind-blowing exhibits. Congratulations to the curator, staff, and patrons!

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World class in every way. Exhausting in it's size. We didn't quite make it through the first floor before we bailed. It gets to be overwhelming after a while. Highly recommend. Much of the "good stuff" from archeological sites around Mexico is here.

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We went to this AMAZING place while also visiting close-by Tamayo and Modern Art museums... that was too much for one day, so I don't advise it. I wish we had more time at the Museo National de Antropologia! With our 2.5 hours, we were advised to focus on the Teotihucan (Hall 4), Mexica (Hall 6) and Maya (Hall 9)... More 

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