INAH Museums Network

5 Museums
Museo del Pueblo Maya en Dzibilchaltún
Archeological site
The Maya language is spoken by all social strata in the Yucatan peninsula. The Maya are present today, yesterday and in the remote past. This museum explains their long, unbroken history with numerous examples of sculpture, pottery, houses, the calendar, work, writing, etc.
Yucatán
Museos
457
No
457
Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón
Regional
A majestic Porfirian (late nineteenth-century building) holds a valuable collection of Maya pieces (some are on loan to the State Museum in Mérida), and hosts temporary exhibitions, lectures, concerts and workshops about the ancient and modern indigenous peoples of Mexico.
Yucatán
Museos
493
si
493
Pinacoteca Juan Gamboa Guzmán
Local
A varied painting collection representing the art of the Yucatan throughout the viceregal period, as well as the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Also presents examples of sculpture and caricature, and outstanding works by the best romantic artists of the Yucatan.
Yucatán
Museos
502
No
502
Sala de Exposiciones de la Zona Arqueológica de Uxmal
Archeological site
Shows the ancient technique for collecting and storing rainwater: cysterns, tanks, ducts and drains. It also houses some fine Puuc style sculptures: religious and stately pieces, examples of writing and the village. It shows how the ancient Maya lived in close harmony with nature.
Yucatán
Museos
449
No
449
Sala Introductoria a Chichén Itzá
Archeological site
Among the most famous pre-Hispanic cities, it combines Maya and Toltec cultures, it was an important capital in the tenth to the thirteenth centuries AD. A fine collection of archeological pieces explains the development of this city up to its decline, together with the explorations and discoveries that have enriched our knowledge.
Yucatán
Museos
427
No
427

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