Ave Paseo de la Reforma, Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560
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Opened in 1968, the National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología) is one of the best of its kind. A ... More
National Museum of Anthropology
Opened in 1968, the National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología) is one of the best of its kind. A gigantic statue of the water god Tláloc, weighing approximately 200 tons, is poised near the entrance. Archaeological finds are exhibited throughout 11 halls depicting the different American cultures that flourished in this region of Mesoamerica. Ranging from the prehistoric until the Mexican period, the civilizations highlighted include the Golfo, Teotihuacan, Maya, and Tolteca. The cafeteria is worthwhile and musicians often give performances here using replicas of prehistoric instruments.
This place costs 38 pesos, very cheap for its content. It has several large buildings filled with Mexico's indigenous cultures like the Aztecs, the Olmecs the Mayan and more. Their collections include pottery, skulls, dolls and other artifacts.
the anthropology museum is one of the only things the mexican government has managed to do right. it's an incredible collection of information, artifacts and art beautifully laid out in a celebration of rich mexican history and heritage. a must-see for mexico city
I like it very very much and I cant wait to return, I only began to understand how much I still have to read about the civilisations that made Mexico..Everything is SO interesting, so much culture inside and so well explained that I always recommend people to go there to have an idea of the country they are in.
simply the best place to see pre and post conquest artifacts in mexico. stunning objects, well presented. They always are updateing the collections so one gallery is always closed for renovations. so you always need to visit twice. well worth it.
This collection is so fascinating! It is a MUST if you are visiting Mexico City. In the US, it's sometimes difficult to find exhibits that focus on Native American life in much depth - here, you can get your fill. The museum is very modern, with beautiful displays and decent narratives. There are good relpicas of artifacts that we had seen around Central America ... all in one comfortable air-conditioned building! I found that the displays were more interactive in nature than in many US museums. They draw you in and let you see items from various angles and contexts - very thoughful layouts. The exhibits cover areas of Central and South America thoughout many civilizations. This must be the premier display of American archealogical artifacts around, and certainly in Central America. Quite satisfying.
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