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Museum of Mayan Culture

Ave. Heros, Mexico
983-2-6838
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Santa Elena Mayan Museum

Somewhat hidden away in the church at the top of the hill at the north end of Santa Elena, this... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2013
Janetta L
,
PROGRESO
great museum

It takes a good museum to get my interest, and this got all my attention! There is a lot of... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2013
Andrea S
,
Amsterdam
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High-tech, multi-media exhibit on the history, culture and accomplishments of the Mayas.
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12 Apr 2013
“Santa Elena Mayan Museum”
24 Mar 2013
“great museum”
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Ave. Heros, Mexico
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983-2-6838
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Reviewed 12 April 2013

Somewhat hidden away in the church at the top of the hill at the north end of Santa Elena, this collection of Mayan artifacts, coupled with well-done plaques describing customs and practices of the Mayan culture, provides an interesting sidelight to a visit to Santa...More

Thank Janetta L
Reviewed 24 March 2013

It takes a good museum to get my interest, and this got all my attention! There is a lot of information, but everything is set out clear and compact. Not as expanded or dusty as some other places I've been. I saw several maya ruins...More

1  Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Though still under construction, this museum's displays are stunning and often interactive. Exhibits are beautifully explained, often in three languages (Spanish, Mayan, English). Lighting on artifacts showcases their detail much more than in their former location. This culture was advanced and extended way beyond the...More

1  Thank kehoedds
Reviewed 16 June 2012

If your looking for great cultural experience, then the museum and ruins is wonderful. This is one set of ruins where tourist can actually climb the ruins then take a dip in the Cenote Swimming Lake to cool off from the heat.

1  Thank jj_rog
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