National Museum of Anthropology

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Top 1% of attractions in Mexico City
9 / 10

6 expert reviews

“A must-see collection of artifacts from Mexico's pre-Columbian cultures is housed in this 1964 building.”

– Concierge

Fodor's
"Architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez's outsanding design provides the proper home for one of the finest archaeological collections in the world." Full review
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Be sure to see the magnificent reconstruction of the tomb of 8th-century Mayan ruler Pakal
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This world-class museum stands in an extension of the Bosque de Chapultepec." Full review
Frommer's
"If you're short on time stick to the Aztec and Mayan halls, which are the most popular for good reason." Full review
Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"Its exceptional collections highlight the diversity of cultures that make up Mexico, juxtaposing Pre-Columbian civilisations with the current reality of the country's indigenous people." Full review
Atlas Obscura
"The unique collection often goes unnoticed by visitors focused only on the archaeological objects. " Full review

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