Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón, Merida

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Learn about the fascinating Mayan civilization at Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón. Spread across two floors of a grandiose mansion, the museum hosts an extensive exhibit of Mayan history and culture. Roaming the first level you can view numerous relics, artifacts, sculptures, and other items, all with informative placards explaining their history. See a representation of their burial ceremonies, explanations of their mathematical system, chronologically presented tools, and a large exhibit on the recent history of the civilization. Take a look at our Merida trip planning app to schedule your visit to Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A small Museum of anthropology is housed in a magnificent architecture is on display at the Museum quite interesting exposition of the Maya in general are well worth a visit if you want to delve into history
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  • The Maya exhibit was excellent, there were so many unique artifacts from all over Mexico. The architecture alone is magnificent, truly a must see if you are in the area!  more »
  • I'm surprised the valorization of culture in this little town known for traditional Brazilian tourism. We had the privilege of seeing an exhibition devoted to flower. This simple Princess in the vegetable world where inspired by various artists in various artistic forms.
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  • House style ecliptic adapted as a beautiful Museum place
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