National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

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Enrich your tour of the city with a history lesson at National Museum of Anthropology, one of Mexico's premier cultural institutions. Established in 1964, this comprehensive museum contains important artifacts from the country's pre-Columbian past. Major highlights include an Aztec stone calendar and a 16th-century statue of Xochipilli, Aztec god of art, games, flowers, and song. After you piece together Mexico's pre-Hispanic past, visit the upper display halls to learn how the country's indigenous cultures live today. Rent an audio guide at the entrance if you wish to explore on your own, or join one of the museum's free guided tours. Plan your visit to National Museum of Anthropology and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mexico City day trip website .
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  • There are so much to see in this museum from various tribes and regions of Mexico. My only complain is that even though they do have english signs for the rooms and major item, most items do not have ...  more »
  • Metro access is not very convenient and is recommended for Uber or taxis. There are free days, the pavilion is very large, people will not appear crowded, you can take pictures, while keeping in mind not to miss some of the underground extension pavilions, such as the important King's Cemetery is on the negative floor.
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  • It is the best Museum in the world. Is wonderful jewels archaeological they have and that our ancestors created
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