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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

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Address: Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Phone Number: 05 553 6266
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Description: Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums...
Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums, this famous institution houses four square kilometers of exhibits in 23 exhibition halls.
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One of the best museums i have ever been too, similar in quality to the Smithsonian. I highly recommend you visit if you can.. if you can select 1 place to go this would be the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The land of Mexico is certainly rich with vanished civilizations, and this a game attempt to present their history. For tourists that do not speak Spanish, though, it's problematic. Very little of the explanatory signage is translated into English (much less any other language). I admit it's my failure in appreciation, but all those rooms of primitive artifacts look practically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of the best museums i have ever been too, similar in quality to the Smithsonian. I highly recommend you visit if you can.. if you can select 1 place to go this would be the place.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is an enormous museum, filled with treasures. The sheer size is overwhelming, and you could easily spend more than one day. The exhibits are really well done and informative.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This a great museum, a lot of history, a lot of information to check, very rich in details and also take some good time to walk all over the place. Additionally to that, take a walk over the Chapultepec park (you can buy souvenirs and enjoy the place)

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had the free guided English highlights tour at 11am when we visited, it was a great overview of the museum. Walking through the park to reach the museum was also a nice morning stroll.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The museum is segregated into well defined sections, with the first floor being more about archeology while the second presents the different regions of Mexico within a more cultural context - both floors are well worth visiting. You can get government-certified guides (they wear ID cards to prove their certification) or audio guides to make the most of your experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This museum is huge and comprehensive. I think we only managed to see about half of it, if that, and that was after spending 3 hours. Actually, the only reason we didn't stay longer was that my most favorite, comfiest pair of shoes decided on this trip to betray me and gave my feet horrible blisters so I had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The breadth of the History of Mexico - but do NOT think it should be done in an afternoon, to enjoy all this Museum has to offer, be willing to spend four different excursions, this is worth coming back to over and over. We saw President Obama speak here then came back three different times, well worth it and worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I arrived to the museum at 4pm, and only had 3 hours to explore the museum. Since the museum is big and the collection extensive, I hired one of the tour guides onsite after seeing that he had a badge and after negotiating a price. It was really worth the money because the guide took us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Amazing archaeological pieces. The building has an impressive architecture, no wonder is the most visited museum in Mexico.

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Address: Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Phone Number: 05 553 6266
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Bosque de Chapultepec
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Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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