Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, Merida

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History buffs in particular should not miss Gran Museo del Mundo Maya. Established in 2012, the museum was designed by a group of local architects. The spacious, modern building was designed to represent the sacred Ceiba tree, which the Mayans believed connected the living with the heavens and the underworld. Inside, you can admire a vast collection of more than 1,000 Mayan relics grouped into four halls with different themes. View well-preserved sculptures, artifacts, and objects retrieved from the ruins of Ek Balam, a traditional 8th-century Mayan village. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Gran Museo del Mundo Maya and many more Merida attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Merida trip planner .
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  • A museum like few others in Mexico, excellent cultural Exposition, is a must when you come to Merida. Take your time to explore it and learn it, worth
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  • Visit this museum, after touring the major Mayan sites, and understand what you saw. Very nice facility. frequented by school groups, little Mayan's. Allow a couple of hours.  more »
  • The museum was very modern and organised. Most information is in Mayan, Spanish and English languages which was a pleasant surprise. I was there for over 2 hrs. For non-nationals the entry was $150 pe...  more »
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  • I get the fact that it is a Mexican museum but the promo material stated that the interaction material was in three languages. English was only available for about a third of the displays. There was enough info for me to get a general idea of the message they were giving. Very modern. No flash allowed. It was worth the visit and the price was OK.
  • A wonderful museum. Kinda confusing to figure out where to buy tickets and then we're to go but the staff were helpful. Beautiful. So wonderful I had to come back the second day
  • Was quite good. Liked the interactive exhibits a lot like counting and the calendar. Looks so big from the outside but doesn't have as much as I expected.
  • One of the most remarkable museums I’ve been to. Very educational tours. Everything is in Spanish but most script will have English translation. My son was amazed, to find out it is the spot supposably; that was hit by the meteor that extinction the dinosaurs. Just an amazing museum.
  • Amaizing Museum. Perfect subtitles in English. The guides are great and know their history. A great place visit in Merida
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