Museo Maya de Cancun, Cancun

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Wander around the modern Museo Maya de Cancun to absorb artifacts and displays relating to the Mayan culture. The museum makes a great place to begin if you’re planning to take excursions to some of the larger, better-known sites in the region. You’ll gain a broad overview of the Maya people, as well as the opportunity to purchase relevant books on the Maya and their culture. After examining the exhibits, be sure to visit the small but impressive ruins located in the gardens. Plan to see Museo Maya de Cancun and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cancun trip itinerary maker website .
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  • We would definitely recommend a visit to this museum for Mayan artifacts, see a wonderful film about the history of the Mayan culture and a jungle walk to actual ruins on the site itself. If you do no...  more »
  • We were recently in Cancun and needed a day away from the beach. We went to the Museo Maya de Cancun. The ruins were very interesting the current exhibits were really amazing. Would recommend if you h...  more »
  • Located on the hotelstrip. If you dont want to join the long exhausting excursions you have a good opportunity to get to know the maya-culture in this museum. On top of that you can visit a small maya...  more »
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  • This is definitely worth a visit in Cancun. It is also in the hotel done so very safe and convenient for tourists. The museum has a lot of incredible artifacts you are unlikely to see anywhere else. The grounds surrounding the museum is also beautiful. There is a pyramid on site so if you are there take in the view and the grounds.
  • Awesome experience! You go at your own pace. $10 USD for two adults, so very affordable. I loved all of the Mayan artifacts and the walking section with ruins.
  • It’s remarkable Museum about Mayan people. Their vassal past in on the beautiful items that archaeologists excavated. Their lifestyle, cuisine understanding of universe, wars, economy and many more can be observed here. Should be first thing to do if you’re in Cancun or Yucatan Peninsula. I visited in an hour but there is an archeological site also called as St. Miguel’s. Definitely worth to look around. Don’t miss.
  • Free parking, clean, interesting building. Mayan ruins on site are a real bonus. Small gift shop. New exhibit at least once a year. More English translations of artifact descriptions would be nice
  • Beautifully presented variety of pottery and architectural pieces from Mayan ruins arranged in historical order. The attached explanations, along with some maps and videos, assisted this unstudied observer to learn a great deal about parts of Mayan culture and history.

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