Anthropology Museum, Xalapa

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#1 of 17 in Museums in Veracruz
Specialty Museum Museum
Housing one of the leading Mesoamerican collections, Anthropology Museum represents the second-largest museum of its kind in Mexico. The museum showcases exhibits on three main cultures; the Olmecs, Totonacs, and Huastecs. You'll find about 27,000 artifacts within the museum--some date back to between 1,300 BCE and 900 BCE. See the giant Olmec heads or the smaller Totonac heads. View a sample of an old codex to view ancient writings. Take a guided tour through the museum or visit the large garden for a stroll and fresh air. For Anthropology Museum and beyond, use our Xalapa itinerary maker to get the most from your Xalapa vacation.
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  • This is a very important in Xalapa Museum, since it is the second Museum of anthropology more important not only of Mexico but of Latin America at keep lots of pre-Hispanic culture of our Mexico before colonization.
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  • The Museum is impressive, magnificent pieces, nice box, boring rooms caregivers, staff seems to me what parts that should not be in the open air and less direct sun light, but what if it gives worthwhile are the ballot papers printed in paper, wet by rain, worn and as you go you find less, complete rooms without information. Outstanding gardening, has a better gardener than the healer, the open areas are spectacular, the bathrooms bad.
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  • the second most key to know more about, the country's largest Prehispanic in this area of the country culture. Large, clean, cozy, beautiful outdoor areas.
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