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Anthropology and History Museum

Avenida Paseo de Montejo 43, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0557
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Very informative museum !

There are a lot of interesting Maya artifacts here. Some of the pieces have information in both... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Excellent anthropological museum

This museum is housed in a beautiful old colonial located right on Paseo Montejo. It has a nice... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Merida, Mexico
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This museum traces the city through history, from its colonial Spanish plazas to the modern bustling streets of today.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Avenida Paseo de Montejo 43, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0557
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a lot of interesting Maya artifacts here. Some of the pieces have information in both English and Spanish and some are Spanish only, so I recommend you learn a little Spanish if you have time. Dont forget to check out the stone serpent...More

Thank travelerd2011
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This museum is housed in a beautiful old colonial located right on Paseo Montejo. It has a nice collection of Yucatan anthropology.

Thank hyacinthos
Reviewed 11 April 2017

WOW! Nice museum. A bit small, but super friendly staff. Very clean. The building itself is gorgeous

Thank JaysUSA
Reviewed 10 April 2017

You can visit both to view the inside of a palace and to see the excellent collection of Mayan artefacts. Both are worth a visit.

Thank Welshwizardcambs
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Surprisingly, for such an important museum, it is not well signposted. The building of a new hotel nearby, was! It is a splendid museum however. Entrance M$55. It's set in a fine house with elegant rooms with high ceilings, huge doors and a marble staircase....More

Thank Maggie_NHam
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Beautiful museum and a wonderful place to learn more about the area! We spent about an hour there and it was easy to get lost in the history of the local area. The book store was extensive and also worth a visit. Enjoy!

Thank BellStreetNorth
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This museum is located in a large house on the Paseo Montejo and shouldnt be missed. I has archaeological exhibits from all the main sites some of which are exquisite

Thank 250ABR
Reviewed 21 March 2017

To us it was the building itself that was the star of the tour..The marble staircase to the second floor is very impressive..a sight to see..

Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It's worth going to the anthropology museum just to see the mansion where it's housed. The collection is good and the place isn't crowded. It's also easy to reach on foot, on the beautiful Paseo de Montejo.

Thank nomad1948
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited Merida as a part of our round trip in Mexico, and had a well-filled day program, where unfortunately were no place for the museum visit. So we went to visit this museum on our own in the afternoon and due to late time...More

Thank Superkatt
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What are your hours of operation on Friday/Saturday? How much USD does it cost to do the tour? How many pesos? Do you have a website where I can review your information about the museum?
10 April 2015|
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Response from Larry H | Reviewed this property |
Admission was 52 pesos (Jan. 2015) but I believe it's free on Sundays. Note: closed Mon.