We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Anthropology and History Museum

Avenida Paseo de Montejo 43, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0557
Website
Save
Review Highlights
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
travelerd2011
,
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
hyacinthos
,
Merida, Mexico
Read all 382 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
Avenida Paseo de Montejo 43, Merida 97000, Mexico
CONTACT
Website
+52 999 923 0557
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (382)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 238 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Helados Colon
1,007 reviews
.23 km away
El Barrio
106 reviews
.16 km away
Rosas & Xocolate Hotel Restaurant
605 reviews
.13 km away
Manjar blanco
152 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paseo de Montejo
2,388 reviews
.78 km away
Casa Museo Montes Molina
142 reviews
.68 km away
Nahualli Casa de los Artistas
78 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Time T
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|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Larry H | Reviewed this property |
Admission was 52 pesos (Jan. 2015) but I believe it's free on Sundays. Note: closed Mon.
0
Votes