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Museo Maya de Cancun

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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun Quintana Roo | Esq. Gucumatz, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: (998) 885 38 42 y 43
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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a cool break on a hot day

Located in the hotel district, this museum is only 64 pesos. I spent 2 hours here enjoying the artifacts in the AC then the shaded ruins outside. If you are spending a few days... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Located in the hotel district, this museum is only 64 pesos. I spent 2 hours here enjoying the artifacts in the AC then the shaded ruins outside. If you are spending a few days in or near the hotel zone I would consider this a must see. However it is not a great myan ruin and not worth the trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I don't like the hotel area but this is something you must see. Gorgeous building with amazing architecture. Good size exhibition of artifacts. Beautiful nature path that has ruins scattered throughout. You are allowed the climb up the stairs of the large monument at the end of the path!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

After visiting Chichen Itza, I wanted to visit this museum and its archaeological site, which was kind of underwhelming after Chichen, but still quite relaxing (it's almost completely shaded by jungle trees and shrubs). There were also a lot of iguanas just running around :) As for the museum itself, it's not too large, but it had an interesting exhibition... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Cancún is a great place to start your tour into Maya territory. Obviously it is way better to actually visit one of the nearby archaeological zones but if you cannot make it or if you wish to have a crash course on the Maya civilization, this is the place to go. Small enough to see it all and well organized... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Excellent, and very well air conditioned museum. Lots to see, and the ruins of the Mayan village in the grounds of the museum are worth a trip too. Very relaxed and open museum. Lockers are free, tickets cost $64 pesos, about £2.50 for an adult. Good museum, could do with a cafe or vending machine selling drinks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A great way to spend a few hours with lots of the socio-cultural aspects of the ruins. The museum is new (cool AC) with all summaries in English and Spanish (much better than the ruins efforts at this). Also there is a small settlement of ruins to walk around in a shaded area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very nice and lots of history. The location surprised me, it was like being in a nice jungle in the middle of the city. Clean well kept landscape and ruins. I enjoy this very much and the Iguanas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Fairly recent building with an interesting collection of Mayan artefacts, jewels, statues. etc Alos has on the grounds a small number of Mayan ruins. Note: DO NOT forget your insect repellent. I stopped for 2 minutes and my lefts were eaten by them.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Close to the most known hotels offers a simple view and creates expectations about what to find in other historical places.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Use Internet to find out cost, location and hours. Not every cab driver, nor concierge has the same information that is accurate. Building is beautiful, spacious and clean. Museum staff speaks very little English. Not all exhibits are translated either-but not difficult to understand content. A rich, colorful history of these Mayan people is shown through artifacts, video, photos, models,... More 

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Additional Information about Museo Maya de Cancun

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km 16. 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun Quintana Roo | Esq. Gucumatz, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: (998) 885 38 42 y 43
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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