We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Museo Naval Mexico

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Calle Mariano Arista No 418, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
Phone Number:
52 229 931 4078
Website
Description:

This museum documents the history of Mexico's navy.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 275 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Nice museum - but you need to read Spanish

This free museum was a lot bigger than we had anticipated, and a lot more modern too. If you can read Spanish (no English available), it is very interesting to understand the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
MonkeysandWine
,
Vancouver, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 45: English reviews
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
592 reviews
230 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This free museum was a lot bigger than we had anticipated, and a lot more modern too. If you can read Spanish (no English available), it is very interesting to understand the history of Veracruz. It is good to visit this museum prior to visit the fortress of San Juan de Ulua - it gives some historical context.

Helpful?
Thank MonkeysandWine
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

This museum exceed my expectations. There are some naval vehicles in the esplanade where you can enter free but don't miss all the experience.

Helpful?
Thank Frank P
Varna, Bulgaria
Level Contributor
73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Good to be seen. It was really interesting to me all exhibition. If you stay here you should visit it.

Helpful?
Thank svetlyo_sv
Olomouc, Czech Republic
Level Contributor
65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this new and well maintained museum, it is located near by zocalo of city. The price was 45 mx and we spend there about 2 hours. It is really nice. Definitely recommending.

Helpful?
Thank JanPoMaly
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
168 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

It's clear, Mexico is proud of it's navy. They spared little expense on this museum It was closed for renovation when we arrived in Veracruz, but opened before we left. It was freshly painted and pristine. The exhibits were extremely well done. The museum follows a counter clockwise circle around the perimeter of the building. Don't be fooled by the... More 

Helpful?
Thank garhuff
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

excellent place to learn about naval academy and history, very clean, cheap and very entertainment..

Helpful?
Thank adrianponce
Saltillo, Mexico
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Really enjoyed this museum. It has excellent exhibits and has some interesting things for children. Some of the cadets were there and were very helpful and gave us more information about the museum.

Helpful?
Thank beatrizcordov47
Holt, Michigan
Level Contributor
45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

The museum is well maintained and has some nice exhibits. But given the long naval history of Mexico and Veracruz in particular, there is not a lot to see. Plan to spnd an hour or so if you want to take in every exhibit fully, a half hour otherwise.

Helpful?
Thank BillVincent74
Orizaba, Mexico
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

It was the first time a attended this museum and I was impressed by the order, cleanness and all the items they have in order to preserve the history of the mexican navy since colonial to present time. It is interactive museum with a lot of multimedia halls. It is located close to Malecon and is easy to park or... More 

Helpful?
Thank ASolLop
Valencian Country, Spain
Level Contributor
145 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

This new museum is really outstanding. It shows the naval history of the country from precolonial times to the present. Many interactive games help you to enter a world long ago - if you try to build a ship yourself, navigate on the ocean or accompany Cortés on his siege of Tenochtitlán. You enter the world of the oceans with... More 

Helpful?
Thank oldgerman66

Travelers who viewed Museo Naval Mexico also viewed

 
Veracruz, Veracruz
 

Been to Museo Naval Mexico? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Museo Naval Mexico and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Museo Naval Mexico staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?