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Museo del Templo Mayor

Seminario 8 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
52 5 5424784
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The ruins of the temple the Aztecs believed to be center of the universe.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Seminario 8 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
52 5 5424784
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had been wanting to see Templo Mayor for awhile, but avoided going due to high temperatures outside. I'd recommend going on a cool(ish) day as there is no shade and the sun is, well, hot. The museum itself is much better than expected. The...More

Thank therealmissrita
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wouldn't imagine to stand around the center of the city like being in the site. I spent early morning wondering, reading and absorbing the compound slowly, it was a great feeling to escape the busy street of now back to the past of then....More

Thank queenym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All in the town central! Hard to find but the entrance is by the side of the cathedral. Only 70 pesos to enter, and see the treasure of the culture that the Spanish destroyed and buried. I am glad I went. Not huge and extraordinary...More

Thank fisherdvm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the chance to revisit this museum after over 10 years and it has improved in leaps and bounds. Finally the venue has lots of information boards in both Spanish and English (in large legible writing). The archaeological pieces are splendid and very well...More

Thank SaskiaJoosse
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place back in 2012 and i was amazed by what was just around the corner of the stunning Cathedral! Pyramids in the city, it's an amazing place to visit. The walk around the ruins of the pyramids is amazing, getting to see...More

Thank susu270
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the basement of Mexico Culture, where or prehispanic antecesors founds TENOCHTITLAN after a long period looking for the Signal to stablish the new city for their civilization. An Eagle over a Cactus eating an Snake, you can see it represented in our MEXICAN...More

Thank jniruijim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is the perfect accompaniment to the Templo Mayor site. There are displays in both English and Spanish which teach you a lot about the history and about archeology techniques. My favorite area was on the ground floor where they describe how they identified...More

1  Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting seeing the outdoor section. Some of the signs with the information needs to be replaced though. Not laid out the best due to multiple dead ends...the inside portion is better. It takes about 2 hours to make it through everything and not reading...More

Thank 1951merc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has a lot of interesting exhibits but it is not easy to know whether you have been to a certain section yet or not. Salas that are but a step away are blocked and you have to navigate your way there via other...More

Thank RexFC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Completely fascinating. The centrality, scale and location of Templo Mayor are essential to the understanding of the capital and country. It is a core constituency to what makes the whole place so intriguing and interesting.

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
It opens 9 - 5. Monday is closed.
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October 17, 2016|
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Response from Anupamnishad | Reviewed this property |
The food is not allowed inside Museo Del Templo Mayor. There are may restaurants and food joints outside the Museum. You may also enjoy street side food too in nearby locations.
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November 12, 2015|
Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
This a museum, not a restaurant.