With its Mayan Museum Cancun, it is committed to the cultural offer in a somewhat scarce city in this field. The archaeological zones of Cancun are reinforced with this interesting museum in the zona hotelera.

Due to the consequences of Hurricane Wilma in the 2005, the previous archeology museum in Cancun closed. It has been extended to have a new museum of Mayan archeology in a city clearly facing sun and beach tourism, night entertainment or Shopping, to the detriment of cultural tourism.

Museo Maya Cancún is located at kilometer 14 of the zona hotelera, and inside is the archaeological zone of San Miguelito. This good museum about the Mayan civilization is a place that is well worth a visit.

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Maya epigraphy Mayan Museum Cancun

Maya Museum Cancun in the zona hotelera

In November, 2012 opened its doors on Maya Museum Cancun. The new enclosure is a delicious place to learn and taste the Mayan culture.

Cancún It deserved to have a Mayan museum, without a doubt. It is sure to please many city dwellers and tourists who were eager for such a place, where they can get to know the culture of the Mayan civilization. The ancient Maya developed in this part of Mexico one of the richest ancestral cultures on the planet.

Mayan Museum Cancun, Maya in the zona hotelera 1

The museum, which consists of 3 different rooms. They have created an entertaining, visual, educational visit. It is not a museum of great pretensions, but it is certainly a pleasant and interesting space for. 

Maya Cancun Museum

Enthusiasts of the Mayan civilization You will enjoy it very much, there are great pieces to see, great. Residents in Cancun can follow their account at Mayan Museum Cancun Twitter to be aware of itinerant exhibitions or events that take place.

From time to time, in addition to the expos, they make very interesting events for culture lovers. Here I took my first Mayan epigraphy course taught by Memo Kantún, an eminence in this field.

Maya Cancun Museum
Mayan ball player
Maya Cancun Museum
Mayan clothing
Maya Cancun Museum
Maya Cancun Museum
Maya Cancun Museum
Maya Cancun Museum
Maya Cancun Museum
Replica of Pakal's tomb

San Miguelito archaeological zone

Another good reason that make this museum a good visit is the archaeological zone of San Miguelito. In the middle of a cozy calm that gives the protection of a forest of beautiful trees, we can visit this ancient Mayan port city of San Miguelito.

Even if you are not very fond of "the stones", the walk through this natural park rescued between the main road and the hotels all-inclusive, it's a pleasant surprise

Finding quiet and natural places in Cancun is something that archeological sites give us. Both San Miguelito, El Rey and El Meco are very good getaways inside Cancun to enjoy nature on the urban asphalt.

San Miguel archeological zone
Mayan Museum Cancun San Miguel
Always looking for heat
Mayan Museum Cancun San Miguel

The entrance is valid for the museum and the archaeological zone, so it expects to spend mid-morning quietly in the enclosure. It is a good option if you are visiting or live here. Cancun has its corners, enjoy them.

Mayan Museum Cancun, Maya in the zona hotelera 2

Maya Museum of Cancun, archaeological site

LOCATION: The Museo Maya Cancún is located at km 16.5 of Boulevard de Kukulcán, the road that runs through the Zona Hotelera. SCHEDULE AND SERVICES: Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 to 19. Thursday from 7 to 22h. There are services at the entrance of the museum and a cafeteria.
PRICE ENTRY: 70 mxn The ticket is used to visit the museum and the ruins of San Miguelito. On Sundays, the INAH entrance is free for Mexicans and permanent residents. Access to the archaeological sites is free every day for children under 13 years of age, students, teachers and seniors with valid credentials.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? Urban bus arrives from Cancun. The trucks (buses in Mexican) that make the route to zona hotelera they are the 1, the 2 and the 27.

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Sandra Salvadó Training photographer, traveler by vocation and certified tourism guide by the Government of Mexico. We promote natural wonders and contemporary Mayan culture. Great fan of pre-Hispanic history. Author of the blog and co-founder of The Shortest Path Travel, agency that guides you through alternative paths in Mayan lands. Social and sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas.
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