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Xihuacan Museum and Archeological Site

La Chole, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 222 222 2222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting part of local history, and offers both an outdoor experience and a beautiful (albeit small) museum. Bring water. The heat and humidity can zap you! Our tour guides were incredibly knowledgeable and were able to answer all of our questions....More

Thank VanEsq12
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We stopped at the museum first and they showed us around and explained the artifacts. It was filled with artifacts that a guy had been collecting from around his land since he was a boy. I couldn't believe it when he took out a 3,000...More

Thank iamk9mom
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Our guide Juan was very informative and knew so much history and information! He also showed us around to areas of Mexico that aren't just tourist spots. He showed us "real" Mexico and brought us to small villages and showed us what it is like...More

Thank Carrico1986
Reviewed April 14, 2017

A very short drive from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo. we took a tour with a local provider and had a WONDERFUL time! The ruins are in their infancy and that adds to the mystic. Its nowhere near as complete as Chichen itza but the ball court is amazing...More

Thank jerry r
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Great experience. The docent at the museum was incredibly knowledgeable. The information was a bit much for my Spanish but there were others around who were able to interpret. The dance and blessing were a real treat. The pyramid site is incredible and easy access....More

Thank coyotaerica
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We had an awesome guide. The museum was really great - small but the artifacts were very interesting and our guide made sure to point out all the special points of history throughout. The ruins themselves are still in process of being revealed so there...More

Thank LizzieJean_64
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Yes, it was hot. But we were in Mexico so we expected it! We consider ourselves incredibly blessed to have been able to experience this archeological site. The history of this area is rich and fascinating. The people working here are so committed to preserving...More

Thank kais1970
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We drove ourselves to the Xihuacan Museum. We had trouble finding the turnoff as it is not marked when coming from Zihuatanejo. Once we arrived, we were quickly approached by a tour guide (he had to pull his credentials out from under his shirt). We...More

Thank KBCOwner
Reviewed March 23, 2017

The museum was very interesting, Signage was in Spanish but the guide spoke English well enough to follow along. Amazing historical information. The pyramid was unlike any other we have seen, it was made from clay. There is a 20 pesos donation to go into...More

2  Thank Suiggins
Reviewed March 17, 2017

It was so hot! The museum was okay, but not outstanding. The site itself was a disappointment as there was only about 1/4 of the site dug. Steps to the top led to what could only be described as a dirt field.

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Why is the Xihuacan Museum and Archeological Site shown on a map of Acapulco! The Museum and site are much closer to Zihuatanejo than to Acapulco. Please correct this grave error.
March 23, 2015|
Response from jennytollie | Reviewed this property |
You're right Tim that is very strange. Another strange thing is I got an email from TA asking me to answer your question.