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“Don't leave mexico unless you see this museum!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

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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Anthropology Museum General Admission and Guide
Ranked #1 of 384 things to do in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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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“Don't leave mexico unless you see this museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The museum is so big it will take you a full day to explore it! I went in at 11 am and got out at 5 pm just because I was tired. I didn-t see the second level because I needed to get out and get some rest.The only drawback is that they don't allow food inside - there is a restaurant catered by marriott inside which is pricey and not even that good.

Visited July 2014
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“This is the place to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Have been here many times but cannot get enough! Go to far end to begin in the Azteca (Mexica)and then go to the Maya section, then third the Teotihuacan section. Also you can have good food downstairs in the restaurant. Best to get to museum early opens at 10am. Enjoy! Now Wei Wei's sculptures on exhibit and WOW! now you can see why the Chinese government is so threatened by this amazing artist. What a privelege to see his work! Totally unexpected! Enyoy this world class museum!!

Visited July 2014
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“Pretty amazing--a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place is HUGE. You could literally spend all day here, so dedicate a good chunk of time to a visit here. I didn't go with the audio guide, which is probably a very helpful way to get a quick and dirty (but thorough) summary of the museum without reading every single sign (there's so many!). Very interesting and will definitely visit again if I get the chance.

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“World Class Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Excellent exhibits exploring Meso America. Artifacts are well displayed with many exceptional pieces. Don't miss the Acrobat and be sure and watch the Indian's outside of the museum climb a tall pole and whirl around hanging upside down. The restaurant inside the museum had good service and food. The admission was 59 pesos.

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“Don't Miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

* Thorough and organized--a must see
* Good restaurant, too, for the much-needed lunch break
* Good gift shop with lots of choices

Visited June 2014
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