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 visit Museo Maya de Cancun and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cancun attractions using our Cancun trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 14, 2017
    On the seventh day of travel to Quintana Roo, we decided to rest after night at Coco Bongo and to kill a little time visited the Maya Museum of Cancún. The place is small and has an archaeological zone San Miguelito, which is not very impressive. If we have free time, you can go to see it, or perform other activities. What rescued was an exhibition of art that was on display.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Mecca Maye culture, this museum is worth both by its very rich collection by his course in a site very relaxing and verdant. It's really a high place of the Mayan culture
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  • August 10, 2017
    For those who like archaeology and history is an excellent choice to enjoy with family.
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  • June 21, 2017
    Wonderful museum! Small but filled with a lot of very fine and important pieces from settlements throughout the Mayan world. Please note your admission fee also includes the archaeological site of San Miguelito! Small yet important settlement built in 1250 ACE. Bring some mosquito repellent if you go: the settlement is in a small patch of jungle and you will be eaten alive if you don't! Highly recommended!!
  • June 24, 2017
    Great cultural museum. Cost 70 pesos per person and they want us to put our backpack in their free lockers. The archaeological site is shaded and very interesting and there are Mayan artifacts upstairs in the exhibit.
  • June 12, 2017
    Great modern but small museum. Nice artifacts from different arqueological sites from the area. And with your paid admission into the museum you also get admission into the San Miguelito arquological site. A hidden gem in the heart of the booming hotel zone.
  • March 18, 2017
    The museum pieces are pretty interesting, but most of the information is in Spanish, making it difficult to immerse yourself if you don't know the language. It's a very beautiful museum, and there are some ruins hidden in the garden: don't forget to check them out! You'll also see plenty of iguanas there.
  • January 27, 2017
    This museum has some very cool archaeological findings and displays. I don't speak Spanish all that well and therefore had a hard time understanding most of the explanations. Some of them are also in English though which was nice. The entrance fee was $7 for both me and my wife. We also walked through the San Miguelito ruins as well. For the price it's a great way to spend a couple hours.

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