126 Museums
Museo de Prehistoria en Tepexpan
Archeological site
In 1947 the bones of the Man of Tepexpan were discovered, at that time the most ancient in Middle America (7,000 years old). The site has numerous remains of the period: prehistoric animal bones and stone tools on exhibition in the museum, together with a collection of ancient skulls.
Estado de México
Museos
453
453
Museo de Sitio Casa Juárez
Historic place
The house where Don Benito Juárez lived when he came to Guelatao, under the tutelage of Antonio Salanueva, and where he started as a servant, progressing to apprentice bookbinder, attorney and eventually governor. The museum brings together documents and personal objects about the great Mexican statesman, telling the story of the Reform War, the French intervention and the triumph of the Republic.
Oaxaca
Museos
462
462
Museo de Sitio Castillo de Teayo
Archeological site
A rare pyramid which still has a complete great staircase and a temple on top. The museum tells the story of an important Huastec city which was influenced by the Toltecs and Mexica. It has an attractive collection of sculptures of the rain god Tlaloc and the corn god Xipe Totec.
Veracruz
Museos
420
No
420
Museo de Sitio de Alta Vista, Chalchihuites
Archeological site
Finest example of the Chalchihuite Culture. Possibly founded by priests emigrated from Teotihuacan to the plains of Zacatecas, the museum houses a rich collection of finely made instruments, jewellery, figures and offerings, including the symbol of the eagle and the serpent.
Zacatecas
Museos
422
No
422
Museo de Sitio de Bocana del Río en Copalita
Archeological site
The Mixtec Lord 8 Deer Jaguar Claw ruled over a vast area of the present-day coast of Oaxaca. His memory is preserved in this museum, close to Huatulco. The displays features terracotta figures dating back 2,500 years, pounders for making amate paper, polychrome pottery, green stone objects and much more.
Oaxaca
Museos
423
No
423
Museo de Sitio de Cacaxtla
Archeological site
A superb display of the Cacaxtla murals including the battle scene and the Jaguar Man, with information on how they were painted, as well as archaeological finds telling the impressive story of the Lords of Cacaxtla and their warlike people, inheritors of Teotihuacan and Cholula, and their gods such as Tlaloc.
Tlaxcala
Museos
424
No
424
Museo de Sitio de Cantona
Archeological site
A new museum displaying one of the most ancient urban settlements: the most extensive and populous in Mesoamerica and a great exporter of obsidian. It has numerous intricate streets, plazas and walls, many ballcourts and a religion which extolled self-sacrifice.
Puebla
Museos
425
No
425
Museo de Sitio de Cempoala
Archeological site
The city of the "Fat Cacique" was allied with the Spaniards against the Mexica. This small museum, surrounded by abundant coastal flora and fauna, displays the Totonac culture, including the remains of defensive walls, the gods of the underworld, mural painting, everyday utensils and figurines and statues of men and animals.
Veracruz
Museos
426
No
426
Museo de Sitio de Chimalhuacán
Archeological site
Display on the development of the region, beginning with the discovery of 10,000-year-old Chimalhuacan Man and up until its subordination to Texcoco, of the Triple Alliance, together with Tlacopan and Tenochtitlan.
Estado de México
Museos
428
428

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