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Anthropology Museum

Lomas de San Roque, Xalapa, Mexico
+52 228 815 0920
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This top-notch anthropology museum displays the diversity of Mexican cultures.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“olmec heads” (21 reviews)
“mexico city” (18 reviews)
“world class” (5 reviews)
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Lomas de San Roque, Xalapa, Mexico
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+52 228 815 0920
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"olmec heads"
in 21 reviews
"mexico city"
in 18 reviews
"world class"
in 5 reviews
"gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"wonderful guide"
in 2 reviews
"including several"
in 2 reviews
"we spent hours"
in 2 reviews
"lots of natural light"
in 2 reviews
"extensive collection"
in 2 reviews
"huge stone"
in 2 reviews
"small cafe"
in 2 reviews
"prehispanic cultures"
in 2 reviews
"a short bus ride"
in 2 reviews
"nice grounds"
in 2 reviews
"vera cruz"
in 2 reviews
"el tajin"
in 3 reviews
"artifacts"
in 26 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came through Xalapa on a day trip to Coatepec from Veracruz.The one Xalapa destination that we had on the list was the museum. It did not disappoint. Xalapa itself is a bit of a grimey town, but the museum is a bit of a elegant...More

1  Thank Javier V
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Even if you are not into anthropology and ancient civilizations or museum walking, this place is still for you. The museum is so well laid out and meshed with the outside environment, that even a stroll through it would be a mighty experience. Spanish is...More

1  Thank royannjean
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful museum, with the best displays anywhere of artifacts from the ancient civilizations of this region. If you're not going in on a guided tour, pay 55 pesos to rent their ipod with a wonderful guide app preloaded. (You can also download...More

1  Thank sierradave1
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

After a good breakfast, we spent 2 hours at the Museum which was amazing. The lengthy stroll thru the civilizations and experiencing the challenges of each culture and the tools necessary for survival, and how advanced each generation became, was incredible. The museum is a...More

Thank ricardo d
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Absolutely stunning museum which must rank as one of the worlds best alongside the anthropological museum in Mexico (I actually preferred it). The collection of Olmec heads alone are breath taking and I particularly liked the open air/garden settings for some of the displays. The...More

1  Thank paulpnd
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This museum contains the archaeological riches of Vera Cruz , important material from El Tajin. The museum contains the remarkable La Mojarra Stela this large basalt slab was found sticking out of a Vera Cruz riverbank in 1986 it depicts the standing figure of a...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

What a treat here in the "Athens" of Mexico. Beautiful facility, parking nearby, excellent content... worth a day!

Thank Dave and Rosy G
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Este museo no solamente refleja una parte importante del pasado de Veracruz porque muestra importantes piezas de las culturas que ahí habitaron, sino que la arquitectura del lugar es muy bella. Lo único que faltó fue que vendieran una guía del museo. Estaban agotadas. Fuera...More

Thank alejandramB4314KH
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great place for Ancient-Mexico history buffs. The displays are excellent and the interior of the museum is impressive. My favorite objects were the colossal heads made by the Olmecas.

Thank Pokercara
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

The building itself is an experience. Some of the exhibits are unlike any I've seen elsewhere. They are more varied and compelling than I saw in Mexico City.

1  Thank GranPena
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