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Activities in Mexico City

Guided Visit of the National Anthropological Museum

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Ignacio is a very knowledgeable man , very professional and courteous. Happy to hear all his explanations about the museum and its content.
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

During this guided visit of the National Anthropological Museum, you'll go back to the origins of Mesoamerica and Mexican culture as you admire the world's largest collection of pre-Columbian art.

During this guided visit of the National Anthropological Museum, you'll go back to the origins of Mesoamerica and Mexican culture as you admire the world's largest collection of pre-Columbian art.

Guided Visit of the National Anthropological Museum

The tour meets at the main entrance to the Anthropological Museum, to begin the Origins of Mesoamerican Culture guided tour.

Mexico City's National Anthropological Museum is the most important museum in Latin America. More than two million people visit every year to see up close the biggest collection of prehispanic art in the world.

We'll spend 2.5 hours following in the footsteps of prehispanic societies, and get up to date on the most recent archaeological excavation and ethnographic studies. We'll head back 10,000 years as we admire an impressive collection of day to day objects from Mexico's first inhabitants, as well as symbolic elements from their cultural and religious ceremonies.

You'll be amazed by the famous 'Sun Stone' popularly known as the Aztec Calendar, and we'll discover the secrets it's said to hold regarding the origin of the universe. We'll also see reconstructions of tombs and temples from the ancient Aztec and Mayan civilisations and remains from the Zapotec, Toltec, Teotihuacan and Mexica cultures.

Having learnt about the cultural and artistic heritage of Mexico, you'll have free time to pass through the museum at your own pace.

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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 20.20
US$ 18.20
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 20.20
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 18.20
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

English speaking guide specialising in art and history.

Entry to the National Anthropological Museum.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 20.20

Meeting point

Main entrance to the National Anthropological Museum.