Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón, Merida

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 340 reviews on the web
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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  • Beautiful architectural specimen, very well recovered and with much care and various temporary exhibitions.
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  • Another gorgeous building on Paseo Montejo. Exhibitions change periodically, but are always interesting. 
  • Simply awesome, you can not be described otherwise. Is a structure of style Baroque located in Paseo of Montejo, an of the avenues of visit forced during the stay in Mérida. It has a façade beautiful, ideal for lovers of photography. In its interior is located the Museum of anthropology and history of the Mayan culture, in which historical civilization parts are. The upper floor is normally used as a temporary exhibition room.
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  • And nice place to pass by and enjoy some of the Mayan culture, you'll enjoy its expo and the majestic building too.
  • Excellent museum with some amazing Maya items on display. English and Spanish explanatory panels. There are professional guides for hire as well. A must for anyone visiting Merida.
  • This place was pretty cool. It turns out it really isn't that old. They had some interesting exhibits downstairs, but the cool stuff is upstairs. They have a bunch of Mayan architecture exhibits that explain a lot of cool facts.
  • Nice
  • The collections are great however only selected items have English introduction.
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