This is one of Mexico´s most important museums as it is a symbol of its identity and a window to its cultural roots. Since its conception it was seen as a space to reflect on the nation´s rich native heritage. Its 22 halls and more than 45,000 square meters make it one of the largest museums in the country and one of the most renowned in the world. It contains archaeological and ethnographic pieces recollected since the eighteenth century. Its halls are set up in chronological order and grouped by cultures with unique objects, maps, summary tables, illustrations, and audiovisual material.
Paseo de la Reforma and Gandhi, Polanco Chapultepec.
Contact: 01 (55) 5286 1791, 5553 6266 y 6332
Auditorio and Chapultepec Metro.
Tuesday-Sunday, 9:00 am to 5 pm.
Admission price: 70 pesos. Free admission on Sundays. Senior Mexican citizens older than 60 (with INAPAM card), children under 13, disabled visitors, teachers, and students with valid ID cards free.