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Address: Seminario 8 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 5 5424784
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The ruins of the temple the Aztecs believed to be center of the universe.
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This place offers a lot of history right in the city. If you enjoy old civilizations then this is the place for you. You can easily reach it, because it's located next to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This place offers a lot of history right in the city. If you enjoy old civilizations then this is the place for you. You can easily reach it, because it's located next to the Cathedral. You can visit this place when you are in the center of the city. After your visit you can continue walking through the streets of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The musuem is a welcome haven in the middle of the urban hustle and bustle. Always enjoyed visiting. The exhibits and remains are well presented and information is freely available. Very interesting and recommend a visit to anyone.

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Vancouver BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An extraordinary glimpse at one of the great civilizations of the 1st millennium. The layer upon layer of cultures that were destroyed and rebuilt upon the bones of the conquered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small entrance fee, near the center of Zocalo ,Mexico city, go early because there is alot to see and sometimes there is a long line.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the "must see" museums in Mexico city. You'll go through a journey along Mexico's ancient history, from Prehispanic times to the colonization by Spaniards. You'll be thrilled by the great statues of those times and the traditions involved. The only drawback is that doesn't have a good ventilation system and sometimes it might get a bit hot inside.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We didnt go inside the museum as we could see the exhibits from the outside..I would say save some money just by staying on the outside and look at the exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Right next to the cathedral you can a great view of the archaeological dig revealing the history of Mexico. The new museum is included in the tour. We went in April on a very hot day. The worst thing about this monument is that they confiscate any liquids before you go in (even water). By the time we had walked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Located right next to the Cathedral and close to the Palacio Nacional, the Museo del Templo Mayor is both convenient to the Zocalo and other attractions. You walk through the ruins of a Mayan temple, built in several stages. Although most of the pyramid is underground and therefore inaccessible, the visible portion is fascinating. Most signs include an English translation.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It's fascinating to see the excavation at work and imagine that all of the ruins were underground only a few decades ago. Because the temple was purposefully destroyed, the history is more interesting than the sites themselves. We paid for the audioguide, but it wasn't worth it. We found ourselves wishing the orator would get to the point! The museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Amazing museum, but I felt like I missed a lot of information because no guide in English, and most of the signs are only in Spanish. I didn't splurge and hire a guide to take me through

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Additional Information about Museo del Templo Mayor

Address: Address: Seminario 8 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 5 5424784
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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