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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
05 553 6266
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Sunday seemed to be the wrong time to visit this place. Children crying, strollers, people wandering around, in the way, selfies, and crowds of people. Was hard to experience the full museum with all the mass public there. Plan to spend more than a few...More

Thank Andrea-j C
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Reviewed yesterday

I'll admit - I don't love museums of any kind and when I'm traveling solo they are usually the first things I cross off of a list of things to do but I was in MC with friends and this was their top pick. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday

As many others have noted, this is an amazing museum. It is very large and modern, with a great cantilevered roof over the central plaza. We were there for 3 hours and got through 2 galleries out of 22. The descriptions of each area are...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived at the museum late in the day after going to several tourist locations. As a result we rushed through this museum. I would recommend making this your first stop and taking your time. The museum is built around an amazing courtyard with a...More

Thank Packer220
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Reviewed yesterday

This would rate as one of the best museums in the world we have visited. The displays are very well presented with garden courtyards attached to many of the ground floor rooms. I liked the way the museum displays it's collection in chronological order and...More

Thank survdale
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is overwhelmingly and beautiful. Lots to see and learn. Give yourself a lot of time to visit.

Thank Wanda Q
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is easily one of my favourite museums anywhere! Know before you go that it's massive, with beautiful architecture. I gave myself a day to get through and that wasn't enough to do it justice. Displays are broken down into different time periods and areas...More

Thank kmaudet
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This world class museum has some of the best displays of mesoamerican artifacts in the world. We spent 4 hours there and that wasn't nearly enough time to see even half of what we wanted to see. It was a great starting point for our...More

Thank Oakworthgirl
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Anthropology Museum is a pretty large collection of archeological items from all around Mexico and Central America. You can spend anywhere from an hour to a full day exploring the different rooms organized by periods and cultures. Whether you are interested in the Aztecs/Mexicas,...More

Thank Eugenio G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Overall the area has a lot of museums and they were all great. Chapultepec and Mexico City is a great place. Also Uber is the way to discover Mexico City

Thank Eva G
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Ross O
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Response from Virgilio G | Reviewed this property |
No there is not that I remember.
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Michael Z
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Response from mokemo | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most of the museum is wheelchair accessible. In fact, there were many physically challenged people touring the exhibits as there was a competition in the city for para-olympic athletes.
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Response from b0nnie55 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't think I paid - but if I did it was very minimal. The price quoted by the other wrtier sounds about right for Mexican Museums - they really are inexpensive to visit.
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