INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
Museo de Sitio de Toniná
Archeological site
Extraordinary Maya city which grew to be the most populated and important city in Mesoamerica 1,500 years ago. Its magnificent pyramids (among the highest) with relief work, sculpture and pottery, as well as the museum's rich collection, amaze visitors to the archeological zone.
Chiapas
Museos
447
No
447
Museo de Sitio de Tres Zapotes
Archeological site
The Olmec region has the longest record of continual occupation. The museum houses: the oldest stela in Mesoamerica, an extraordinary stone with the “long count” for the whole calendar, the first colossal head to be discovered and other artefactual evidence of these remarkable sculptors and workers in precious metals of the earliest civilization.
Veracruz
Museos
448
No
448
Museo de Sitio de Tzintzuntzan
Archeological site
Shows the development of the Tarascan capital and its inhabitants who were notable silver and goldsmiths, potters, unvanquished warriors and builders of yacatas (round based temples). A glimpse of the religion, wars and working lives of these town dwellers.
Michoacán
Museos
437
437
Museo de Sitio de Xochitécatl
Archeological site
Since the eighth century BC the ancient Tlaxcalan culture ascribed women preeminent roles as givers of life, wise women and governors. This was exceptional in Mesoamerica. The museum has a multitude of artifacts testifying to the fact: ceramics, ornaments, offerings and utensils.
Tlaxcala
Museos
451
No
451
Museo de Sitio del Templo Mayor
Archeological site
The Great Teocalli (temple) that amazed the Conquistadors remains a testament to the magnificence of the Tlatoani chiefs and the religiosity of their people; it was also the cosmic center of Mexica rule. A unique museum showing the remains of the original construction and its valuable monuments.
Ciudad de México
Museos
452
No
452
Museo de Sitio El Cerrito
Archeological site
The museum presents the history of the archeological zone, taking the Toltec worldview as its starting point. The El Cerrito site is the northernmost ceremonial center in Mesoamerica and the site museum exhibits items recovered during the excavation. It is the museum for the most important archeological zone in the state of Querétaro, covering 350 square meters.
Querétaro
Museos
17173
No
17173
Museo de Sitio Eusebio Dávalos Hurtado
Archeological site
This late-eighteenth-century retreat for the pulque magnates of Tlalnepantla now displays Mexica stone sculptures and pottery depicting nature, men and the gods, all within the setting of a stately residence.
Estado de México
Museos
409
409
Museo de Sitio Prehistórico de 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 Teteles de Santo Nombre
Archeological site
Teteles de Santo Nombre is the largest Pre-Hispanic city of the Tehuacan-Zucatlan region. The site museum displays part of the history of one of the most important urban settlements in the central region of Mexico from the Classic period.
Puebla
Museos
14640
No
14640

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