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The Best Museums in Oaxaca

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Museums in Oaxaca

World heritage site · History Museum
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Looming 400 m (1,300 ft) above the Oaxaca Valley, Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban is the most majestic of the state’s ancient ruins. Transla
Tours from $8
Specialty Museum
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Find an important local museum, housed in the former monastery buildings of a large church, at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca. With rooms de
Tours from $121
Specialty Museum
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Admire the designs and intricate manufacturing of traditional fabrics at Oaxaca Textile Museum, a museum promoting Oaxaca's famous textile he
Tours from $30
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Duration: 8 hours
Explore the cultural treasures surrounding Oaxaca on a full-day trip with an experienced guide. Travel by coach to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Monte Alban and discover the excavated ruins of this ancient Zapotec city. Meet local artisans making black pottery in the town of San Bartolo Coyotepec and admire the famous wood-carved figures of San Antonio Arrazola. From the mountaintop pyramids of Monte Alban to the Cuilapam Convent on the valley floor, you’ll learn all about the region’s rich history! Round-trip hotel transport is included.
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Art Museum
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Browse the extensive collection at Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art. Founded in the 1970s, the museum houses items donated by the fam
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