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Mayan Museum of Cancun

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Archaeological museum with exhibitions about the mayan culture. Museo arqueológico con exhibiciones sobre la cultura maya prehispánica.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hotelera Cancun Quintana Roo Blvd. Kukulcan Km 16. 5 | Esq. Gucumatz, Cancun 77504, Mexico
+52 998 885 3842
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Museum was a very short walk from our resort. It was the first ruins we saw, as was my # 1 reason for a Cancun trip. The artifacts along with the time line of this area was very wecomed.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small but incredibly well appointed museum of classical Mayan artifacts and architecture was a quick walk from our hotel up Boulevard Kukulcan in Cancun’s hotel zone. The exhibits are very well done and allow for a full 360 view of the piece in many...More

Thank DavidPinTX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is located inside of the Hotel Zone and might even be walkable to your resort! This museum actually has ruins from what existed inside of the Hotel Zone before the resorts started to open in the 70's. There is also a 2nd floor...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The museum is nice but the real treat is the attached forest! So there are ancient pyramids there, other artifacts, a Well, those black Yucatan birds are going from tree to tree knocking down fruits (Guavas i believe) so watch out, and if that doesn't...More

Thank constancefjf
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Really enjoyed this museum. Be sure not to miss the Mayan ruins they have on the grounds. The total time needed to see the museum and the grounds is about 2 hours. Much of the exhibits were in Spanish only, but their was enough English...More

1  Thank Holly W
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The Cancun museum is really worth visiting, it has two parts, the museum inside detailing the Mayan civilisation and then the archaeological site outside. The Museum is very well presented with most of the information displayed in English as well for the non Spanish speakers....More

Thank Dipa G
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Small, but excellent museum with Mayan ruins next door. Thoroughly enjoyed the morning here; the ruins are almost all shaded so you can take your time without getting burned in the sun. Subtracted two stars for the security guard attempting to force us in the...More

1  Thank PlanoCW
Reviewed August 31, 2018

This museum is not easy to find and it is not well promoted. Once you enter the exhibits, you feel transported to a fascinating era of Mayan culture. The museum building itself is an architectural beauty., well designed, spacious and easy to navigate. It rests...More

Thank MayaBianca54
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

If you wanna learn about the Mayan history in Quintana Roo is a must see. Perfect for families with small kids as it has an outdoor sightseeing. For English speakers they have translation but limited. Would recommend the use of an translation app for the...More

1  Thank Rodrigo M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We loved the Mayan Museum. It was not very big but the pieces they have to show are so interesting. They had Mayan carved stones as well as the bowls and utensils they used in every day life. They had lots of interesting plaques to...More

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August 5, 2018|
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Response from Howard K | Reviewed this property |
We purchased tickets on site, just inside the entrance area in front of the gift shop. I do not remember the price of the tickets but it was not unreasonable. Have a good time and take good walking shoes.
September 20, 2017|
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Response from TR26 | Reviewed this property |
It should be about a 15 minute drive. Note that you'll need to go past and make a u-turn at one of their turn-around spots when you go there. I do not think they have a snack bar, however the museum is small and you will be... More
August 6, 2017|
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Response from rbgvegan | Reviewed this property |
The museum operates regular business hours 9-5, most likely.