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Dzibilchaltun Museum

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Address: At Entrance to Dzibilchaltun Ruins, Merida, Mexico

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well done museum

as with the other museums I visited in Merida this one is modern, comfortable and not 'too much' of a good thing. They give the exhibits space to really take them in. Some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

as with the other museums I visited in Merida this one is modern, comfortable and not 'too much' of a good thing. They give the exhibits space to really take them in. Some information in English.

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Campbellville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was a very clean modern building full of very old antiquities. Everything was wonderfully displayed with very well put together descriptions and stories/explanations of the history involved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My son and I enjoyed swimming in the sinkhole and swimming with the fish. It was a wonderful relief with the 95° weather. We climbed the ruins and took fantastic pictures.

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Ocean City, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Very good small collection depicting Mayan culture specific to this area. From pottery to sisal processing items from about 800 through the Caste Wars. Combined with the modest ruins and crystal clear cenote, a great side trip from Progreso or Merida.

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was expecting just another ruin site only to find a very informative museum as well as ruins. I enjoyed this location more than chichen itza, but in part as I had been twice to the chichi itza ruins.

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are at the Dzibilchaltun ruins, you should definitely stop in the museum. It contains a lot of interesting pieces and it is very informative on the Maya culture.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were there last year and the museum was closed. They have some wonderful pieces from throughout the region. Although small we enjoyed it ver much.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

interesting - take a guided tour so you can learn something about what you are seeing - it is really cool, and the guide will tell you as much or little as you want to know. Just ask questions - SWIM IN THE CENOTE - ITS FUN AND REFRESHING.

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Leavenworth, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The museum was very informative and well layed out. It put into perspective what we saw at the ruins. Definitely worth a visit.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It is not a large museum, but it was beautifully done, and has the plus of having ruins and a cenote both on-site as well!

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