Mexico City: Anthropology Museum Tour with Art Historian

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Discover the fascinating Olmec, Teotihuacan, Mexican, and Mayan galleries of the Anthropology Museum with a certified art historian guide. Admire the stunning architecture of the building and learn everything you need to know about Mesoamerican cultures.


  • Explore four of the main galleries of the museum with an expert historian.
  • Learn about the centuries-old cultures that existed in Mexico.
  • Find out about the architecture of the museum and its symbolism.
  • Discover the history and culture of Mesoamerica through its art.


Begin with a coffee at the museum cafeteria, listening to an introduction to the Mesoamerican Cosmogony and the 'Mother culture,' the Olmecs. Later, as you begin to walk, find out why the museum was built with its specific design, depicting the Mesoamerican (pre-hispanic) architecture and culture. Enjoy a walking tour of the leading galleries as you discover the incredible collections covering the three primary Mesoamerican cultures - the Teotihuacan, Mexican, and Mayan. Gain an overview of these historic cultures’ stories, beliefs, and mentality to make the visit more understandable and friendly.  Learn about the main aspects of these three essential cultures while visiting their art and main remains. Along the tour, the guide will show images and examples to complete the explanations more accurate, precise, and enjoyable.


A walking tour with an expert guide with a graduate academic degree (Art Historian, Historian, or Architect). In large groups, headsets will be provided to hear the tour guide. Museum tickets.

Important Information

  • This tour is not recommended for children under 4
  • Children must be always accompanied by an adult

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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