Explore Mexico’s Ancient History at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City

The national museum of anthropology Mexico City, is the largest and most visited museum in all of Mexico.

Located in the area between Paseo de la Reforma and Mahatma Gandhi Street within Chapultepec Park in Mexico City, the museum contains significant archaeological and anthropological artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage, such as the Stone of the Sun and the Aztec Xochipilli statue.

On your visit, you will find that the museum’s long, rectangular courtyard is surrounded on three sides by two-level display halls. The 12 ground-floor salas (halls) are dedicated to pre-Hispanic Mexico, while upper-level salas show how Mexico’s indigenous descendants live today, with the contemporary cultures located directly above their ancestral civilizations.

Afterwards you can visit Constitution Square (known as the Zocalo) and admire the important colonial buildings within its confines. Visit the Palace of Fine Arts and enjoy the permanent and temporary exhibits that are housed there. And even delight yourself with a food tour that dines in the square’s restaurants. You can find several options, such as the House of the Tiles or the Grand Hotel of Mexico City.

Mexico City tours often stop at the museum along their routes, so if the paragliding and ATV riding adventure tours have been tried and tested, then a visit to his cultural highlight is an absolute must.

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