Museum of Mayan World | Yucatán Mx
Museum of the Mayan World, Mérida Yuc. The museum exhibits a magnificent collection of more than 1,160 pieces that allows you to enjoy the splendor of the Mayan culture.
How to get
60 North Street No. 299 Revolution Unit
C.P.97110. Merida Yuc.
Located north of the city, next to the SIGLO XXI convention center
Price: General admission $ 150.00 | National $ 100.00 | Yucatecos $ 50.00 | Children, seniors, teachers and students $ 25.00
Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday
Free entry for residents in Yucatán presenting official document.
Destination | attraction
Great Museum of the Mayan World
The museum exhibits a magnificent collection of over 1,160 pieces that allows you to enjoy, among other examples, textiles, religious objects and various items that reflect the current daily life of the Mayans; There are also engravings, books and historical documents, as well as artistic and religious works of the viceregal period.
You should not forget the collection of pre-Hispanic times that include stelae, bas-reliefs and sculptures in stone; pottery, trousseau and ceramic offerings, as well as adornments and luxury objects of gold, jade and shell.
In this museum you will find:
Room and projection on the Chicxulub asteroid “How did the dinosaurs become extinct?”
Four permanent rooms:
Room 1: The Mayab, Nature and Culture: Takes into account the richness and geographical and human diversity of this region so peculiar to the Mayan world, in which this site is focused.
Room 2: Mayas de Hoy: It makes a reflection on the current conditions of the Mayans addressing aspects such as its economy, education, ceremonies and daily life.
Room 3: Mayas de Ayer: It shows the drastic economic, political and social transformations that began at the time of the conquest.
Room 4: Ancient Mayans: Exhibits what this society was like in antiquity, its vision of the world, its knowledge and its art.