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Museo Nacional de Historia

Primera seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11800, Mexico
+52 40405206
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Located in the Castle of Chapultepec, a structure which has served as everything from a military academy to the home of the Mexican president, this museum specializes in Mexican art and culture.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Primera seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11800, Mexico
+52 40405206
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

You can see amazing views of the city and the avenue Reforma from the Castle. The historical value of this place is amazing. If you do visit, a guide is a must for you to get all the rich and valuable information of what this...More

Thank diva c
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Chapultepec castle is the proud host of the national history museum, there are no better place indeed!. This site where the home of the first Mexican presidents in the independent era, and the Mexican Emperor Maximilian. Also the host of the National Astronomic Observatory, military...More

Thank Leticia R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I very much enjoy Chapultepec park ... especially during the week when there are much less people. Once you are there you must see this museum. The building, gardens is like "Little Europe" in the middle of enormous CDMX metroplex. I like this place very...More

Thank NayiU
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I always enjoy visiting the Palacio de Chapultec and its surrounding park. There is so much to see in the museum, and the walks through the park people watching is always a pleasure. Don't forget to make time the visit the Museo Nacional de Antropologia

Thank Jalaparoy
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Must visit in Mexico City! This place is full of history and with amazing views! Take your time while you are here!

Thank TitaBoa
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A hike up a hill to get to it. Very beautiful grounds. The museum is interesting and depicts a history of Mexico.

Thank johncbutler
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a must if you are visiting Mexico City for vacations, at this time of the year gets pretty busy with tourist, so it is a good idea to get there early, it opens at 9am. The whole tour takes around 2 to 3...More

Thank Maciel B
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Several items listed on tripadvisor really refer to the same places. This is the museum up in Chapultepec. Worth the trip. You don't have to spend tons of time here.

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Amazing place if you like history. It has a beautiful view of Mexico City. Here you can learn about the modern history of Mexico

1  Thank xulsolar
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

As a Mexican I have to admit that sometimes we forget the beautiful places we have and Mexico City is full of them. Today I visited the Castillo de Chapultepec with my family after more than 20 year from the last time and I was...More

2  Thank ARTURO A
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