Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón, Merida

4.3
#3 of 23 in Museums in Merida
Learn about the fascinating Mayan civilization at Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón. Spread across two floors of a grandiose mansion, the museum hosts an extensive exhibit of Mayan history and culture. Roaming the first level you can view numerous relics, artifacts, sculptures, and other items, all with informative placards explaining their history. See a representation of their burial ceremonies, explanations of their mathematical system, chronologically presented tools, and a large exhibit on the recent history of the civilization. Take a look at our Merida trip planning app to schedule your visit to Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It’s a fabulous experience to see the first floor of a major mansion in Merida! It costs about $3.00; so I thought that was reasonable. (We toured a private Airbnb home, in the works for $15.00 each, ...  more »
  • Unfortunately all the signs were in Spanish and the second floor was closed. I spent less than 15 minutes in this museum that has great potential.  more »
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  • The entrance to the place is very economical and they didn't charge us more for being foreigners. The museum has a rich collection of Mayan artifacts, as well as works of art and sculptures of all kinds. The only thing I would like is to give some maintenance to some areas that already look worn out over time. The rest is very good
  • No English. Not much there. Building is nice.
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