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National Museum of Anthropology

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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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Avenida Paseo de la Reforma y Calzada Gandhi s/n | Col. Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
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We had a great guide who explained much of the collection. Could spend days in this museum so you may want to focus on one or two sectios. Nice cafe for breakfast or lunch as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb Architecture and exhibits of the culture in mesoamerica prior to the Spanish conquest. Take your time, as it has 2 floors, and get ready to walk.. Close on Mondays

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The National Museum of Anthropology provided an excellent orientation and background prior to visiting Teotihuacan Pyramids. All the exhibits are well-organized in modern, up-to-date spaces, and are of interest to adults and children alike. Be sure to visit the exhibits at the very end, which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Freedom798073
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is amazing and definitely worth at least a few hours for anyone visiting CDMX. Their collection is outstanding, and there is a fair amount of English throughout the museum as well. The amount of pre-Hispanic Meso-American artifacts they have is staggering and fascinating....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the most smart and friendly designed museums I got to visit. Rich with finds, arts and explanations about the vast anthropological history of Mexico. You'll need around 3 hours to tour all rooms and get a display of the different periods, cultures and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have visited museums on 6 continents. This is the best by far. Spectacular architecture, well thought out displays and beautiful presentation. As an Anglo I had hoped for more English on the display materials. That is the only complaint. Be sure and allow most...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Odyssey719833
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is simply amazing. It's amazingly huge as well, so bring some comfy shoes and have some extra time. This place basically tells the entire history of the land now known as Mexico, as well as it's people. Just trust me, and go.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Make sure you block at least 3 hours of your calendar, there’s a lot to see. And don’t miss the movie at the entrance!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank angelinec403
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunday is a great day to visit because there are lots of families and the park is humming with energy. We spent about five hours working our way through the stages of anthropology laid out with good descriptions in Spanish and English on large panels...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Graham M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are in Mexico City and are interested in History do yourself a favor and visit the museum. It’s fabulous. It’s centrally located and it’s Mexican restaurant is outstanding!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Christina H
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Response from Kirk H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the Uber option best way to get around.
December 15, 2018|
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Response from Metsfan08 | Reviewed this property |
The museum Offers guided tours in a variety of languages including English. They say to Book in advance but we were able to Join one on the day we visited. One hour in one room for an in-depth discussion. A good addition to... More
Emily H
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Roberta R | Reviewed this property |
It closes quite early - around 5 p.m. I think