INAH Museums Network

126 Museums
Museo de Sitio de Monte Albán
Archeological site
The incomparable city of the Olmec, Zapotec and Mixtec peoples, inhabited over a period of 1500 years. Monte Albán occupied a mountain top, and is where the treasure of Tomb 7 was found. The site museum presents its evolution and the extent of its rich culture. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Oaxaca
Museos
438
No
438
Museo de Sitio de Ocotelulco
Archeological site
The principal Tlaxcalan fiefdom in 1519, with the remains of a temple built a century before, whose mural paintings show Tezcatlipoca on fire and other symbols of religious sacrifice, such as Xiuhcatl, or the fire serpent descending like a stream of blood.
Tlaxcala
Museos
439
No
439
Museo de Sitio de Palenque, Alberto Ruz Lhuillier
Archeological site
The city of King Pakal, whose sumptuous tomb was discovered by archeologist Alberto Ruz Lhuillier in 1952. The museum houses his rich collection and shows the great skills of the ancient Maya as sculptors and metal workers, their funeral customs, the life of the elite and of the populace.
Chiapas
Museos
440
si
440
Museo de Sitio de Pomoná
Archeological site
Important Maya trading city on a tributary of the river Usumacinta 14 centuries ago. Allied to Palenque, it was defeated by its neighbours. A spread-out city, with airy temples built on adjacent hilltops. This rich museum exhibits the treasures found in the digs.
Tabasco
Museos
441
No
441
Museo de Sitio de San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan
Archeological site
A small museum with three galleries features a sample of the 3,200-year-old sculptural masterpieces from San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan on the banks of the Coatzacoalcos River: the cultural legacy of the great Olmec city.
Veracruz
Museos
442
No
442
Museo de Sitio de Soledad Maciel en Xihuacan
Archeological site
Owners of turquoise, proprietors of the calendar and lords of time. This is how the inhabitants of this ancient city were known. They ruled over the Costa Grande in the modern state of Guerrero and were influenced by Olmec and Teotihuacan cultures, as can be seen in their fine pottery and hydraulic works.
Guerrero
Museos
443
443
Museo de sitio de Tehuacán el Viejo
Archeological site
Offering a unique view of the Valley of Tehuacan, the site museum of Tehuacan el Viejo has a rich collection of archeological material and audiovisual clips on Ndachjian, better known as Tehuacan, the most important city today in the east of the state of Puebla.
Puebla
Museos
14654
No
14654
Museo de Sitio de Tenayuca, Xólotl
Archeological site
The first Chichimec city in the Valley of Mexico, before they settled in Texcoco. An impressive pyramid has two temples on the top dedicated to Tlaloc and Huitzilopochtli, inspired by the great Teocalli of Tenochtitlan. The museum reconstructs the city and narrates its history from the twelfth century A.D.
Estado de México
Museos
444
444
Museo de Sitio de Toniná
Archeological site
Extraordinary Maya city which grew to be the most populated and important city in Mesoamerica 1,500 years ago. Its magnificent pyramids (among the highest) with relief work, sculpture and pottery, as well as the museum's rich collection, amaze visitors to the archeological zone.
Chiapas
Museos
447
No
447

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