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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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday

We visited CDMX for ten days in late August and early September in 2018. Our first visit to the Museum was spent in the feature exhibit "Buddha" and the Western States of Mexico exhibit hall. We spent 2 hours on these two exhibits and decided...More

Thank Allan Y
Reviewed yesterday

Plenty to see and learn here. I only had time to see the Aztec exhibit and the exhibit about the indigenous people in modern times. The Aztec exhibit alone took a good 2 hours. I'd gladly go again, but would prioritise other exhibits over the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can get to know something about every culture in Mexico with excellent curatorship. The museum itself was designed by one of the most iconic mexican architects of the 20th century, and it displays the whole concept of mexican history.

Thank Conniedelon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's very nice. A lot of Mexican culture you need 3 hrs to look everything. But, you need to do more maintenance for the museum.

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent 3 hours here on a wet Sunday - free entrance and very interesting. Nice park outside museum too

Thank C D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the museum.. Wonderful displays and representations of history. I come here everytime I go to mexico city.

Thank cancunkitten
Reviewed 3 days ago

Should definitely include in any visit to Mexico City. I combined with a visit to Chapultepec Castle.

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Emily H
18 July 2018|
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Response from Roberta R | Reviewed this property |
It closes quite early - around 5 p.m. I think
steve l
8 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