Museo Nacional De Antropologia E Historia

Address: Bosque de Chapultepec I, Miguel Hidalgo, Distrito Federal, México

Latitude: 19.4188690

Longitude: -99.1834100

Time Zone: Mexico Central Standard Time

Categories: Activities, Attraction

Tags: Cultural, $, Family


There are two floors to this wonderful museum. The lower floor contains the major artifacts found in various sites of Mexico. It takes a few hours just to walk through the huge museum. The upper floor shows contemporary Mexico, covering the entire country. There is a nice restaurant area also on the lower area. Some of the larger artifacts are outside the museum, with easy access from various areas of the museum. Some of the highlights are the Aztec Calendar and the obsidian monkey pot.
Has one of the largest collections of archeology and ethnograpghy in the world.All of which have been gathered together since the XVIII century.
It was designed by renowned architect Pedro Ramírez Vazquez and opened its doors in 1964.
The place is really worth a visit and has many other museums within walking distance such as Museo Rufino Tamayo, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo and the beautiful Castillo de Chapultepec.
One of the best musuem in the city, visited by million each year, it feutures many interesting collection ranging from the pre-Columbian to the modern ethnic heritage. A must see if you want to know a bit more about Mexico history and its many peoples over the ages.

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