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Museo Maya de Cancun

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Address: Hotelera Cancun Quintana Roo Blvd. Kukulcan Km 16. 5 | Esq. Gucumatz, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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+52 998 885 3842
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Best New Addition in Cancun

Long overdue, there's a lot of history to be checked out. Many artifacts and the site is on a Mayan ruins. Take a look. Great for Adults and children alike.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Henderson, Nevada
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Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Long overdue, there's a lot of history to be checked out. Many artifacts and the site is on a Mayan ruins. Take a look. Great for Adults and children alike.

1 Thank therrell7
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A guard has stolen €120 out of the lockers from us!! We just exchanged pesos to euros for our trip to Cuba so had a lot money on us. Please be careful and don't leave any valuable things in the lockers! The museum itself is nice...

2 Thank Evelien H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum it's self is a modern building consisting of 2 floors and an outdoor archaeological site trail. It is located off the main Kukulcan Bolevard to the south of the Hotel Zone strip. You can catch the R1 busses to the museum, that pass up and down the strip all day long, for the price of around 10 pesos.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many locals know about this museum, so check your maps and location before you go, especially by a local bus. The entrance fee can be paid in $$. They will ask you to place your bags into lock before you enter - very strong security watching after you. Nice walk along the ruins in shadow - not hot even... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here twice and its well worth the 4-6 us dollar. the fee is taken in Pesos and you take the elevator up to an air conditioned Museum of Mayan artifacts, pottery , jewelry and other statues. Most of the descriptions are in Spanish, however all areas have some English information and maps of Mayan Ruins such as... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good museum to visit before going to Maya ruins in places like Tulum or Chichen Itza. You can watch videos about these places in museum along with expositions with explanations. Also, look out for iguanas.

1 Thank Anton J
Temecula, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was worth a visit to get an overview of the history. The building was very modern and enhanced the exhibits. The gardens were lovely. with some modern sculptures. There is an elevator and a ramp so it is accessible to all. I enjoyed the bilingual explanations as my Spanish is minimal. I am sorry more exhibits did not have... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good for a quick dose of culture. Offers a mix of educational exhibits of artifacts mixed with a pleasant garden walk to view ruins. Wish more of the captions for the artifacts were translated - I can read Spanish, but my kids wouldn't stand still for me to translate, preferring to stroll ahead of me. Also would have liked a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Maya Cancun Museum is closed Mondays, and a small fee applies for admission. As of this writing it was only 70 pesos. We spent 2 hours walking through both the museum and the jungle but could have spent even more time exploring the jungle area. Most of the information regarding the individual pieces is in Spanish, but there is... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful museum, lots of artifacts on site. Mexico has immense culture and they are very good at museum building and administratiion. More guides are needed to explain what you are seeing.

Thank rbgvegan

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