INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
Museo de Sitio de Monte Albán
Archeological site
The incomparable city of the Olmec, Zapotec and Mixtec peoples, inhabited over a period of 1500 years. Monte Albán occupied a mountain top, and is where the treasure of Tomb 7 was found. The site museum presents its evolution and the extent of its rich culture. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Oaxaca
Museos
438
No
438
Museo de Sitio de Ocotelulco
Archeological site
The principal Tlaxcalan fiefdom in 1519, with the remains of a temple built a century before, whose mural paintings show Tezcatlipoca on fire and other symbols of religious sacrifice, such as Xiuhcatl, or the fire serpent descending like a stream of blood.
Tlaxcala
Museos
439
No
439
Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz L'Huillier"
Archeological site
The city of King Pakal, whose sumptuous tomb was discovered by archeologist Alberto Ruz Lhuillier in 1952. The museum houses his rich collection and shows the great skills of the ancient Maya as sculptors and metal workers, their funeral customs, the life of the elite and of the populace.
Chiapas
Museos
440
si
440
Museo de Sitio de Pomoná
Archeological site
Important Maya trading city on a tributary of the river Usumacinta 14 centuries ago. Allied to Palenque, it was defeated by its neighbours. A spread-out city, with airy temples built on adjacent hilltops. This rich museum exhibits the treasures found in the digs.
Tabasco
Museos
441
No
441
Museo de Sitio de San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan
Archeological site
A small museum with three galleries features a sample of the 3,200-year-old sculptural masterpieces from San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan on the banks of the Coatzacoalcos River: the cultural legacy of the great Olmec city.
Veracruz
Museos
442
No
442
Museo de Sitio de 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 de Tehuacán el Viejo
Archeological site
Offering a unique view of the Valley of Tehuacan, the site museum of Tehuacan el Viejo has a rich collection of archeological material and audiovisual clips on Ndachjian, better known as Tehuacan, the most important city today in the east of the state of Puebla.
Puebla
Museos
14654
No
14654
Museo de Sitio de Tizatlán
Archeological site
On the site of the former archeologists’ shelter, the museum was built in 1930 and was recently renovated. Tizatlan was one of the four fiefdoms of the Republic of Tlaxcala alongside Tepeticpac, Ocotelulco and Quiahuixtlan and it has structural remains from the late pre-Hispanic era, together with a very early Christian chapel.
Tlaxcala
Museos
445
No
445
Museo de Sitio de Tlatelolco Caja de Agua
Archeological site
This former monastery—built with stones from the pre-Hispanic temple—houses a water cistern with fragments of the oldest mural paintings of New Spain, portraying the daily life of the conquered people. It also contains remains of the pre-Hispanic city.
Ciudad de México
Museos
446
No
446

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