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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico (Bosque de Chapultepec)
05 553 6266
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Ranked #1 of 284 attractions in Mexico City
Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Museums, Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: The huge  National Museum of Anthropology in Chapultepec (Grasshopper) Park in Mexico City is one of the most extensive of its kind in the world... more »
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Mexico City
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Bunch of head rocks and rocks of all shapes and sizes, collars, and not so much. The Museum, though, is a great landmark and its architecture is very XX century and is a pleasure to see, walk and enjoy.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit in Mexico City. A castle in the middle of the city with great views and places. Interesting museum.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best museum's I've ever been too. The place is massive and you can literally spend the day there. If you’re looking for something for your family to do and have an educational experience too then this is one place to visit. Not to mention it is located in a massive park that will take all... More

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seattle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

This is a must see in Mexico City. But get there early, get a good night's sleep the night before, and perhaps allow 2 days if you want to see it all.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Don't miss the second floor - it is my favorite. Allow yourself many hours as this is too wonderful just to skim through.

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Rome
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13 reviews 13 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Fantastic museum absolutely outstanding and worth a visit during your stay in Mexico City. The ground floor is the most important section

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

I would have expected for the museum to be a bit more interactive. It is very interesting if you have a lot of time to spend and you know quite a bit about Mexico's history.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

Do your homework and know what you want to see. You could spend a full day here. Make sure to see the Aztec and the Maya exhibits. The Sun Stone is amazing!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

Very fine exhibits, well arranged and maintained. The facility is large, exhibits well lighted, labeling very helpful.

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El Paso, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

Greatest museum I've ever been to. It is insanely large and all of the exhibits are so different and keep you so interested in the content.

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