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Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) Tours and Activities

Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún)
Take a break from the beaches of Cancun to explore artifacts from Mexico’s ancient past at the Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún), one of the largest created by the National Institute of Anthropology and History. Inside the museum, visitors can see incredible items recovered from sites like Chichen Itza and Tulum, including the Woman of the Palms, ancient skeletal remains found submerged in a water-filled cave near Tulum. Next to the museum is an ancient archaeological site called San Miguelito, where visitors can stroll among the ruins and gardens.

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The Maya Museum is located at the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone, making it easily reached by taxi or bus. It’s open every day except Mondays, and the $4/person entrance fee is well worth it to explore such unique remnants of Mayan history.
Address: Km. 16.5 Kukulcan Blvd., Cancun 77500, Mexico
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Admission costs 65 pesos (about $4) per person
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8 Tours and Activities to Experience Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún)

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Scuba Diving In Cancun & MUSA For Beginners

Scuba Diving In Cancun & MUSA For Beginners

The MUSA (Underwater Museum of Art) is the largest underwater art installation in the world, with more than 500 sculptures located in the waters around Cancun and Isla Mujeres. On this tour, enjoy a unique scuba diving experience as you dive amid the life-size sculptures and natural coral reefs. Designed for complete beginners, you will be accompanied by a PADI-certified instructor and have time to practice the basics before you set out.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Must-See Cancun - Your Private 5-hour tour in Cancun for up to 4 people

Must-See Cancun - Your Private 5-hour tour in Cancun for up to 4 people

- 5-hour private Cancun tour - Explore Mayan Museum - Visit the historic center with a local guide - Private tour for a personalized experience - Hotel pickup and drop-off included Begin with pickup at your hotel, then travel to the Mayan Museum in a private air conditioner vehicle. After the museum proceed to the city center. Some of the city’s most iconic sites are easily accessible on foot, so leave the car behind to see the architecture and listen to the history. Follow a route that’s been carefully designed to take in Cancun’s history. Your guide will share history, facts, and insider perspective throughout the tour: Cancun aeria is built on Mayan sites, and you’ll get the perfect overview of the area’s multi-layered past. Stop at important buildings and sites along your walking route, with plenty of time to explore the places that interest you most. This private tour concludes with a dinner (its optional) and return transfer to your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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All inclusive Jungle Road Adventure

All inclusive Jungle Road Adventure

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This is an all inclusive top activities package. Get to know the Riviera Maya like a V.I.P with us, avoid crowds and waiting on huge lines. Meet the Mayan Riviera and discover how easy is to hang around in this beautiful place. Get out of your resort and meet fantastic spots! We host small groups in order to provide a VIP service. Avoid noisy crowded tours! Your Adventure includes: - 4x4 BAIC BJ40 Deluxe vehicle - Fast entrance to all places -Mayan ruins - Zip lines circuit - Automatic CANAM ATV´S - Swim in a cenote, a natural sinkhole filled with sweet water, an amazing spot in the jungle - Delicious Snacks lunch - Soft drinks at lunch - Tour guide
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour Local Explorer

Tour Local Explorer

The tour is private, and small group so you can enjoy it better, ofering snacks and beverages while we are on our way to the activities (the food at the restaurant and drinks &/or the souvenirs are not included) Cancun have more to offer than just the thematic parks it has an exquisite gastronomy, culture, folklorem history and stunning views. On this tour you will do 5 activities: Visit a museum Buy in a flea market Gastronomic stop to taste real mexican food Take photos at the Scenic tower of cancun And be part of a cultural event taking place in this wonderful city.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Essential Cancun Customized Full-Day Private Guided Tour for up to 4 people

Essential Cancun Customized Full-Day Private Guided Tour for up to 4 people

- Create your own itinerary with a custom full-day tour of Cancun and Riviera Maya - Enjoy a private, personalized experience for up to four people - Set your own pace as you travel in a comfortable, climate-controlled car - Make the most of your time with hotel pickup and drop off What to Expect Select a departure time to suit your schedule and meet your guide at your hotel. Then, your group of up to four people will explore the city and Riviera Maya in an air-conditioned private vehicle with a personal driver-guide who can navigate you safely through the city, wherever you’d like to go or go outside, visit cenote, Mayan ruins. If you need help deciding on an itinerary, the guide can answer your questions and offer advice. Visit the landmarks and attractions that excite you most, eat wherever and whenever you like along the way, and end your tour back where you started with insider tips from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 6 hours
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The Best of Cancun Walking Tour

The Best of Cancun Walking Tour

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Discover the best of Cancun! Why the city was named Kan Kun (Snake’s nest)? How were mayans related to it? Enjoy the cultural and iconic attractions of interest. Cancun is not just hotels, party and resorts. It has so many great locations, each with its own fascinating tale. You will see the most important Cancun Downtown sights, Parque de las Palapas, Cristo Rey Church City Hall, Avenida Nader, the world famous Boulevard Kukulcan, Playa Delfines and the best Souvenir Market. Discover the local and authentic side of the youngest city in Mexico, in the most privileged point of the Caribbean.
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  • 3 hours
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Live The Amazing Experience That Cancun City Tour Has For You!

Live The Amazing Experience That Cancun City Tour Has For You!

The cancun city tour is the perfect combination to start your vacations, come and get to know the city beyond the typical tourist places, get to know the people, our cultural diversity with the comfort, quality, security, and the guarantee of a high-level tour. Come and join us for a day full of adventure, folklore, culture, and fun! This is the most complete tour of the city, come and know the mysterious ruins “El Meco”, the history behind Cancun, the #1 tourist destination in Mexico, take advantage of the best prices at the flea market, discover the youngest city in Mexico, Puerto Morelos and ventured to swim in a Cenote.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cancun City Sightseeing Tour

Cancun City Sightseeing Tour

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Cancun, Puerto Morelos, and Playa del Carmen are all on the itinerary for this full-day sightseeing tour. Start off at the El Meco archaeological site and continue to local points of interest. You'll stroll down Quinta Avenida and find unforgettable photo ops of the Caribbean Sea from Playa Delfines.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) hours of operation?
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Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) hours of operation: Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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