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Museo Maya de Cancun y Zona Arqueologica de San Miguelito

Hotelera Cancun Quintana Roo Blvd. Kukulcan Km 16. 5 | Esq. Gucumatz, Cancun 77504, Mexico
+52 998 885 3842
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Archaeological museum with exhibitions about the mayan culture. Museo arqueológico con exhibiciones sobre la cultura maya prehispánica.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hotel zone” (112 reviews)
“nice museum” (40 reviews)
“on display” (25 reviews)
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Hotelera Cancun Quintana Roo Blvd. Kukulcan Km 16. 5 | Esq. Gucumatz, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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"hotel zone"
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"nice museum"
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"on display"
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"english translation"
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"archaeological site"
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"small pyramid"
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"museum building"
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"visited this museum"
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"accept pesos"
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"royal caribbean"
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"nice walk"
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"rainy day"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The museum is quite small and don't have many chambers. But really amazing is the garden of the museum. Is't the jungle in the middle of Cancun. Mayan ruins in a most amazing decor. Expect to see a lot of iguanas.

Thank Camelia Mihaela V
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had driven by numerous times but finally took the time to stop and check it out. A real gem with amazing artifacts and info and a trail that takes you to some ruins that were right in Cancun in the hotel zone. A good...More

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

65 pesos per person. Spent several hours in exhibit and on grounds. New since 2012. Great overview of thousands of years of history, mostly in Spanish, but much in English. Some nice videos as well. Walking grounds and seeing ruins in jungle makes you forget...More

Thank william p
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I am a full-time resident of Cancun and have been to this beautiful museum several times. The artifacts and cultural representations are nicely displayed with notes and information displayed in Spanish, English, and Mayan languages. The museum sits in the hotel zone, in the midst...More

Thank Donald M
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Having stayed within the hotel zone for the last two weeks I have found the majority of excursions involve at least an hours trip south from Cancun towards Playa del Carmen. Tulum was very interesting but very busy. Should you want a bit of Mayan...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

spectacular for its history and archeology of that time, ts route has vegetation, models are extraordinary.

Thank ericmcpr
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great overview and history of the maya people. The ruins on the grounds are very similar to the larger temples so it gives you a good flavor of their lifestyle and such. Lots of iguanas on the ground. Fantastic air conditioning in the actual museum...More

Thank K and D G
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is located in the middle if the hotel zone, and it is nicely air conditioned. The displays of cultural items are done quite well, with some having translations and some not. The kids had a great time walking the archeological site. It was...More

Thank ricbancha
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I loved this collection. All the artifacts are beautiful. The explanations accompanying the artifacts and exhibits are well presented and very informative. This is a professional museum.

Thank Scott L
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a great way to see and learn about some of the culture and history of the Mayan people. With so much to do in Cancun it is a nice way to feel the history around you.

Thank Camille1650
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RamonSalcido
21 September 2017|
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Response from TR26 | Reviewed this property |
It should be about a 15 minute drive. Note that you'll need to go past and make a u-turn at one of their turn-around spots when you go there. I do not think they have a snack bar, however the museum is small and you will be... More
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vetnursey
7 August 2017|
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Response from rbgvegan | Reviewed this property |
The museum operates regular business hours 9-5, most likely.
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Don C
28 February 2017|
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Response from WayfaringPair | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we do not know if there are guides or not. We do recall that English language signage has improved since the first year.
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