Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón, Merida

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History Museum
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. Plan to visit Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Merida attractions using our Merida family vacation planner.
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  • WOW! Nice museum. A bit small, but super friendly staff. Very clean. The building itself is gorgeous  more »
  • You can visit both to view the inside of a palace and to see the excellent collection of Mayan artefacts. Both are worth a visit.  more »
  • Surprisingly, for such an important museum, it is not well signposted. The building of a new hotel nearby, was! It is a splendid museum however. Entrance M$55. It's set in a fine house with elegant ro...  more »
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