Museo Arqueológico de Cancún

While museums and learning may not be on everyone's mind when visiting Cancun, the opportunity to learn about the native culture is there, especially at the Cancun Archaeological Museum. Focusing on the Maya Civilization that once ruled the area, the museum showcases many of the findings and artifacts from the ruins and pyramids throughout the region.


The Archaeological Museum will give any visitor a greater understanding of the region's rich history and that of the mighty Maya Civilization. The exhibits are a great primer for anyone wanting to learn more of the ruins and temples before heading out to tour them. Also, while it cannot compare to the real thing, the museum serves as an alternative for people who can not tour the pyramids.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone if you plan on visiting Museo Arqueológico de Cancún, since travelers to this part of Cancun will be excited to have convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. Because you'll find a broad selection of hotels in the vicinity of Museo Arqueológico de Cancún, vacationers visiting the region will easily find something that suits their particular needs.

Hotels near Museo Arqueológico de Cancún
Hotel Type Distance Direction
NH Krystal Cancun Resort -- --
Hyatt Regency Cancun Resort -- --
Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort -- --
Best Western Cancun Clipper Club Hotel -- --
Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa Resort -- --
Hyatt Ziva Cancun Resort -- --
Cancun Sunset Royal Hotel Resort -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Island staples like working on one's golf game and taking to the water are also enjoyed by many in the surrounding areas. Museum patrons with a keen interest in golf should consider going to the closest course, Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, think about checking out Playa Caracol, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. But, an additional selection of beach and golf options remain in the vicinity. Visitors are also near a small selection of additional attractions in the area. A popular spot for activities and fun in the neighborhood of the museum is Delphinus Dolphin Swim, which is just a short distance away.


Operating Hours

You should call the museum before you visit to find out their hours of operation.


Arrive at this attraction with plans to pay the price of admission, which you can nail down by calling beforehand.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (998) 883-0305

Location: Kukulcán Avenue, Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico


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