INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
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
Museo de Sitio de Tres Zapotes
Archeological site
The Olmec region has the longest record of continual occupation. The museum houses: the oldest stela in Mesoamerica, an extraordinary stone with the “long count” for the whole calendar, the first colossal head to be discovered and other artefactual evidence of these remarkable sculptors and workers in precious metals of the earliest civilization.
Veracruz
Museos
448
No
448
Museo de Sitio de Tzintzuntzan
Archeological site
Shows the development of the Tarascan capital and its inhabitants who were notable silver and goldsmiths, potters, unvanquished warriors and builders of yacatas (round based temples). A glimpse of the religion, wars and working lives of these town dwellers.
Michoacán
Museos
437
437
Museo de Sitio de Xochicalco
Archeological site
A pioneer ecological museum, incorporating the history of the flora and fauna of this ancient human enclave, showing the development of Xochicalco culture over more than a thousand years.
Morelos
Museos
450
No
450
Museo de Sitio de Xochitécatl
Archeological site
Since the eighth century BC the ancient Tlaxcalan culture ascribed women preeminent roles as givers of life, wise women and governors. This was exceptional in Mesoamerica. The museum has a multitude of artifacts testifying to the fact: ceramics, ornaments, offerings and utensils.
Tlaxcala
Museos
451
No
451
Museo de Sitio de Zultepec-Tecoaque
Archeological site
An Acolhua city neighboring the state of Tlaxcala with a conflict-riven border, but also an important trading point during the hegemony of Teotihuacan and Texcoco. Part of the force of Pánfilo de Narváez, who fought against Hernán Cortés, was captured here, a critical event which left numerous remains.
Tlaxcala
Museos
4096
No
4096
Museo de Sitio del Templo Mayor
Archeological site
The Great Teocalli (temple) that amazed the Conquistadors remains a testament to the magnificence of the Tlatoani chiefs and the religiosity of their people; it was also the cosmic center of Mexica rule. A unique museum showing the remains of the original construction and its valuable monuments.
Ciudad de México
Museos
452
No
452
Museo de Sitio El Cerrito
Archeological site
The museum presents the history of the archeological zone, taking the Toltec worldview as its starting point. The El Cerrito site is the northernmost ceremonial center in Mesoamerica and the site museum exhibits items recovered during the excavation. It is the museum for the most important archeological zone in the state of Querétaro, covering 350 square meters.
Querétaro
Museos
17173
No
17173
Museo de Sitio en Comalcalco
Archeological site
This is where the Fire God, Aj Pakal Than, reigned in the 18th century AD, whose funeral offerings are exhibited, together with a collection of jewellery and other pieces made of shells, bone and stone from this great Maya city, built of clay bricks bearing extraordinary reliefs.
Tabasco
Museos
431
No
431

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