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“Not worth it” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Anthropology and History Museum

Anthropology and History Museum
Paseo de Montejo and Calle 43, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Ranked #22 of 36 attractions in Merida
Type: History Museums
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Owner description: This museum traces the city through history, from its colonial Spanish plazas to the modern bustling streets of today.
San Francisco, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Not worth it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Unless you are going to see a refurbished old home, the museum itself is not worth the look. The effort was there, but little material and actual history.

Visited March 2013
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leonia New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“No anthropology”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

There used to be the best anthropology museum here, but since Grand Museo Maya opened up, this museum is hosting a Mayan Dress- huipile, exhibit. It is charming, but I wish the old exhibits were still housed here. They were so interesting.

Visited January 2013
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Tomkins Cove, New York
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Don't miss!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

What a beautiful museum!

Although small, it was so diverse in it's offerings. Offered a wonderful look at Merida in the past, and had a beautiful exhibit upstairs of local textiles when I visited in January.

Admission was nominal and the gift shop/book store was terrific! Great selection of writings, maps and history books.

Visited January 2013
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New York City, New York
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Canton museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We arrived at 4:15 and they close at 5pm. We were rushed by the staff because apparently they like to lock up at 4:30. The most interesting part was a photography exhibit on the Mayan ruins. This was most interesting having visited many of the locations portrayed, since we had wondered what the state of the ruins were when they were found by modern explorers, and the pictures helped. There was also an exhibit on the construction of the property by the original owner.

Visited February 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Merida Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Housed in a beautiful colonial building.
There are many beautiful Mayan artifacts to see.
Exhibits are very tastefully displayed.

Visited April 2012
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