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Dzibilchaltun Museum

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Address: At Entrance to Dzibilchaltun Ruins, Merida, Mexico

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A Museum Worth Visiting

This museum is beautifully done, and on display are wonderful original Mayan relics. I love to look at the 7 miniature figures or "dolls" that were found in the Temp,e of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Izamal, Mexico
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Izamal, Mexico
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This museum is beautifully done, and on display are wonderful original Mayan relics. I love to look at the 7 miniature figures or "dolls" that were found in the Temp,e of the Seven Dolls.

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The museum is closed on Mondays. There are 2 main rooms. The first is the pre-hispanic things and the second is the colonial times going through the caste war.

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Chicxulub, Yucatan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

So interesting. $10 for Norte Americanos. Employing a guide is best way to see it, but you can stroll around the several acre site alone.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It is a great walk through Mayan History. The guide was excellent. There was a lot of tourists so getting a picture of the ruins without a lot of people in it was difficult. The grounds are well maintained and easy to maneuver. The largest structure was beautiful. Worth going unless you a one of thousand people.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Address: At Entrance to Dzibilchaltun Ruins, Merida, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida

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