Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco, Santa Cruz Acalpixca
Avenida Tenochtitlan 17, Calle La Planta, Santa Cruz Acalpixca 16500
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This museum recreates the life of the inhabitants of Xochimilco, which was, in ancient times, an important commercial center ... More
Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco
This museum recreates the life of the inhabitants of Xochimilco, which was, in ancient times, an important commercial center of the pre-Hispanic world. Today, it enjoys special significance in Mexico City as the place where artefacts of customs and traditions dating from such times are still in evidence. Among the objects exhibited are cultural remains from the Mexica, Olmeca and Teotihuaca peoples. Also on show are findings from the archaeological digs that took place in Xochimilcos foundations, along with a mural showing a Spanish soldier fighting a mythological man-tiger.
The 17th century Templo de San Diego and Convento de Santa María de los Angeles, founded in the sixteenth century,
together comprise this historical museum. The temple and convent, also known as the Convento Churubusco, served as fortresses for ...
Located in the old historical center of the city, in what were once the confines of the Sexta Inspección police
department, this museum displays the history of the local police and security forces. The permanent collection covers the period ...