Archaeological Museum of Cancun

Archaeological Museum of Cancun

This museum holds one of the most important collections of Mayan culture in the country, given that in addition to containing Mayan relics from the Quintana Roo region, it has emblematic pieces from the Mayan regions of Palenque, Comalcalco and Chichen Itza. It is located at km 16.5 of the boulevard Kukulcan, in the hotel zone of Cancun. The designer of this building is the architect Alberto García Lascurain, it is open and with lots of light to allow the visitor to be able to know more about the culture and enjoy the climate of the destination, its inauguration was on November 2, 2012, As jungle of San Miguelito, to only few meters of the Nichupté lagoon and is integrated to the archaeological zone of San Miguelito which is a Mayan city that dates between the year 1250 to 1550. It has an open area to the public of 80 hectares, The constructions of the museum are to about 8 meters of height and consists of 3 pavilions of exhibition. As the archaeological zone and the museum together are creating gardens that will be very rewarding to visit.

 

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