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fantastic place to see spider monkeys

I almost did not go here since I read somewhere that they had a "petting zoo". In fact their... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
chompere
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cambridge
Wonderful experience! Highly recommended!

Make sure you have enough time to enjoy this experience. There is even a play ground on site for... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2016
DarciPenner
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Merida, Mexico
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Mar 20, 2018
“fantastic place to see spider monkeys”
Aug 13, 2016
“Meh”
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

I almost did not go here since I read somewhere that they had a "petting zoo". In fact their animals are all rescues; typically animals that were purchased illegally as babies. I was thrilled to see these animals in a decent placement. They were fascinating...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Kinda had to go here because older couple in our tour group to Uxmal insisted. Most interesting part was live animals. Otherwise, a bit dull.

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Reviewed February 26, 2016

Make sure you have enough time to enjoy this experience. There is even a play ground on site for the kids!

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Reviewed March 23, 2015

The museum's a series of fan-cooled huts along a walking path with displays of different facets of the history of cocoa in the area and then onto Europe via the Spanish. Information is in Spanish and English. It's very informative. There's also an outdoor enactment...More

Thank Barb L
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Museum is across the street from Uxmal. There are two captive jaguars, two deer, and several spider monkeys. I dislike seeing such beautiful jaguars penned up in cages and subjected to tourist harassment. The museum should be on your must see lists. Reenactments of Maya...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2014

As worshipers of the cocoa bean, we felt this had to be included in our visit to the Yucatan. The museum is situated between Sayil and Labna on the Puuc Route. If you're driving the route by rental car, it's easy to find and there...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed March 6, 2014

for 90 pesos per person we had a 20 minutes special Maya ritual show in the garden + demo on cocoa processing steps and have seen cocoa & banana growing.

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