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

Museo Arqueológico de Cancún is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, so visitors to this area of Cancun will be excited to have easy museum access during their time there. Because you'll find a broad selection of hotels surrounding Museo Arqueológico de Cancún, travelers visiting the region will have plenty of rooms to choose from.

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 -- --
Cancun Sunset Royal Hotel Resort -- --
Sunset Royal Hotel Resort -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Lively vacationers might also be taken in by the region because of the options for open-air activities. Museum guests looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf will be pleased to learn of the closest golf course to the museum, Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. Lazy days can also be filled with time at Playa Caracol, the most close-by beach. Though the outdoor options above are the easiest to get to, you will still find a wide selection of similar recreation options. If you and your family would rather stay out of the sun, there are also a few additional attractions within a short range. One of the few indoor sites nearby the museum that tourists will likely adore is Delphinus Dolphin Swim.


Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the museum are not readily available, meaning your top chance at success is phoning ahead of time to confirm the site will be open to visitors during the time you and your party aim to stop by.


Arrive at this site prepared to hand over the total cost of admission, which your group can figure out by calling ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (998) 883-0305

Location: Kukulcán Avenue, Cancun, Mexico


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