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National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

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Address: Avenida Paseo de la Reforma | Chapultepec Polanco, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Phone Number: 05 553 6266
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Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums,...

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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A museum you can't miss

Located at the heart of the golden mile, this museum constructed on September 1964 by Architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, keeps its magical power intact after more of 50 years of... read more

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México
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located at the heart of the golden mile, this museum constructed on September 1964 by Architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, keeps its magical power intact after more of 50 years of existence. You may walk it as you please , since it has such a distribution, that you can spend 1 hour or 5 hours strolling through Mexico's epic history. Artists... More 

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Green Oaks, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is filled with amazing artifacts but we left early because very little was explained in English. If you are planning a trip to the local pyramids da, we suggest you visit them first and then visit the museum to see items taken from the pyramid sight.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We Read the rave reviews and decided to give it a go. Wow is all i can say, we spent four hours without a break until we got to the stage cant take no more in. You could spend a week in this place, we were enthralled. Just a tip - if you need wifi, don't bother with the front... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Museum itself even without collection is an architectural landmark primarily because of its 84-meter overhang, which rests on the 11-meter column. Such an unusual and risky the decision was created for his magnum opus, the architect Pedro Ramirez Vazquez. The design is called El Paraguas - "Umbrella" has been around for over 50 years and survived the earthquake of... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An outstanding collection of prehispanic artifacts explaining the culture and heritage of Mexico. This museum is huge. We spent the entire day there and still had to prioritize the rooms we visited. Don't miss this museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Your visit to Mexico is not worth it if you don't visit this museum. Period. It's architecture, content, museography, and anything related to it are just remarkable. Just opposite the main entrance, you can wait until the Papantla Fliers perform a traditional ritual (which happens throughout the day), don't miss that! The garden around that area is very beautiful.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is a must if in DF- and if you can, give yourself at least 3-4 hours to really absorb it. There is so much. Not to be missed!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the museum. It's huge though, so we had to prioritize our time towards the most important rooms. It's a beautiful museum where a LOT of effort has been taken to make it appealing. MUST see when you are in Mexico City.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great museum with a comprehensive explanation of the prehispanic cultures that dominated Mexico. Full of interesting data to understand better the result of the spanish conquer

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Ciudad de Mexico, México
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anthropology Museum is as beautiful as huge . Divided in several gallerys in order to show the most important civilizations developed in different times and geography. Mayan, Aztecs, Olmecas and much more letting you know about their way of living and their cosmology, giving you a glimpse of History in Mexico through pre-historic time to the present.. If you really... More 

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