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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We took a taxi ($45 Pesos, 10 minute ride) from Campeche central plaza to Spanish colonial Fort San Miguel and the Mesoamerican Archaeological Museum on the south side of the city. Entrance fee is $55 Pesos. The fort is on a high hill with excellent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ted M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is the second of two forts that were built near the old walled town of Campeche. It now houses a museum and has nice views of the coastline.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

The San Miguel Fort and its Museum of Mayan Art are arguably the city of Campeche’s signature historical attractions. If you are going to pay a visit to anything in the city, this should be first on your list. Built towards the end of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AllMexico365
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We went here by taxi (45 pesos) and spend a little time here. Good info about Maya culture in English on the walls, not in the displays. View from the fort was nice. Had to ask the staff to call a taxi back to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jelly B
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We toured the historical fort & small museum filled with history of the Mayan culture,artifacts & skeletal remains of a sabre-toothed lion.Very educational & a view of the harbor and city of Campeche that can't be beat

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BrianSandy_11
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The fort and museum are small, but they have the jade masks found in the tombs at Calakmul, so a must see for those visiting Mayan sites. Most treasures like tomb masks are housed in the big anthropological museum in Mexico City.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JoeBenevides
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This fortification is, perhaps, the most representaive edification among the defensive system of the ancient city of San Francisco de Campeche. It is located at the top of one of the hills that surround the city. aprox. 3 kms away from the city downtown. You...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Manuel Jesús D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This fort is worth visiting. You will have to take a taxi, and you might have to walk a little to catch a taxi back, but it is time well spent. From the Fort you can see all of historic Campeche and the coast. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Howard G
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Free for local or resident, 50 pesos (3$)for turists. Worth the visit to see few vestige of archeology from Maya in a fort build by the time of the conquistadores. Few room with theme, nice and short visit, with good info about the Maya. Nice...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Climber666886
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very good Mayan items, most of them poorly exhibited. The building itself is very interesting, an old fort to protect Campeche from the pirates.

Date of experience: April 2017
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