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Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) Tours

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

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Museo Maya de Cancun Admission ticket

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Take a break from the heat to discover Mexico’s ancient history with a skip-the-line admission ticket to Museo Maya. Few visitors are aware that downtown Cancun is home to the ancient Mayan archaeological site of San Miguelito, located on the museum’s property. A visit to the ruins is included in your admission, along with free parking and use of personal lockers.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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Cancun City ToursBus Tours

Cancun City Tours

Turibus Cancun through a circuit consisting of 19 stations; Enjoy the places of interest of this paradise destination. You will have the possibility to descend and board as many times as you want at authorized stops. During the tour, an on-board guide will explain every detail of what you observe, in Spanish and English.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in CancunPhotography Tours

60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Cancun

Flytographer 60 Minute Vacation Photoshoot Connect with a local professional photographer in Cancun and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Cancun, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos. The best souvenir ever.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Private 5-hour Trip to Cancun for up to 4 peopleHalf-day Tours

Private 5-hour Trip to 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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Diving In Cancun & MUSA For BeginnersScuba Diving

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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
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  • 4 hours
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Parque Maya Tours: Snorkeling TourSnorkeling

Parque Maya Tours: Snorkeling Tour

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This snorkeling tour from Cancun takes you out into the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean to see native marine life, a sunken shipwreck, and the Museo Subacuatico de Arte (the Cancun Underwater Art Museum). You’ll travel by boat to reach the snorkeling location, and then hop in the water with provided snorkeling gear. Booking this tour in advance ensures you won’t risk a sold-out experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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The Best of Cancun Walking TourHalf-day Tours

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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  • 3 hours

Parque Maya Zipline & Jungle Tour ComboSailing

Parque Maya Zipline & Jungle Tour Combo

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MAYAN VISION This will be your first activity of the day, in which you will witness in our movie theater, an original short film tribute to the Mayan culture. With this film you will appreciate this amazing culture through images and stories, to understand and appreciate this magnificent culture. MAYAN FLIGHT In this our adventure activity, you will fly 1,500ft. over the Nichupte lagoon, suspended 65ft. high through our 5 zip line towers filled with pure adrenaline. At the end, another 230ft. of fun will be waiting for you in our 6 ropes course challenges where you will be suspended 21ft. above the lagoon. JUNGLE TOUR Start your journey aboard a speedboat, and drive your own boat, along the fantastic landscapes and mangroves that the Nichupte lagoon offers; dive into the depths of the reef and discover a marine world while you snorkel, swim in a variety of colorful fish and amaze yourself with the forms and shapes of the great coral reef barrier.
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  • 4 hours
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Essential Cancun Customized Full-Day Private Guided Tour for up to 4 peopleHalf-day Tours

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 6 hours
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120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in CancunPhotography Tours

120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Cancun

Flytographer 120 Minute Vacation Photoshoot Connect with a local professional photographer in Cancun and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Cancun, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos. The best souvenir ever.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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30 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in CancunPhotography Tours

30 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Cancun

Flytographer 30 Minute Vacation Photoshoot Connect with a local professional photographer in Cancun and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Cancun, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos. The best souvenir ever.
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  • 30 minutes
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  • 30 minutes
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Tour Local ExplorerBus Tours

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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  • 7 to 8 hours
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 Turibus Hop-on Hop-off City Tour CancunBus Tours

Turibus Hop-on Hop-off City Tour Cancun

Discover Cancun taking the official sightseeing tour of the city. Hop on one of our splendid double-decker buses while you enjoy amazing panoramic views. This is the best and most unique way to get around Cancun and discover its most important attractions, beaches, shopping malls, museums and archeological sites in the Hotel Zone. You can travel freely around the city, hopping on and off at any of our official stops as many times as you desire, all with only one ticket. Enjoy 10 hours of non-stop fun! The tour begins at ADO Bus Station and continues to Jardín del Arte, Plaza Flamingos, Plaza La Isla, Aquaworld-Aquatic Activities, El Rey archeological site, Playa Delfines (Lookout), Mayan Museum, Plaza Kukulcan, Plaza Forum, Playa Tortugas, Playa Langosta, and Puerto Canun-Marina Town Center. Enjoy white sandy beaches, visit a shopping center for fine dining and catch a movie, tour the Mayan museum and ruins or enjoy water activities at Aquaworld. Seat, relax and enjoy the ride!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Turibus Hop-on Hop-off City Tour Cancun plus Aquatic ActivityBus Tours

Turibus Hop-on Hop-off City Tour Cancun plus Aquatic Activity

Discover Cancun taking the official sightseeing tour of the city. Hop on one of our splendid double-decker buses while you enjoy amazing panoramic views. This is the best and most unique way to get around Cancun and discover its most famous beaches, shopping malls, the Mayan Museum, and El Rey archeological site, all in the Hotel Zone. You can travel freely around the city, hopping on and off at any of our official stops as many times as you desire, all with only one ticket. Create lasting memories by combining your Turibus Tour with one of these top-rated Cancun tourist attractions: * Flowrider: experience the thrill of riding a never-ending wave. * Aquabounce: in the lagoon, jump in an obstacle course with slides and trampolines. *Subsee Explorer: Onboard a yellow submarine discover the beautiful colors of Nizuc Reef, full of marine life. Seat, relax, and enjoy the ride!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
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Turibus Hop-on Hop-off City Tour Cancun plus Wax MuseumBus Tours

Turibus Hop-on Hop-off City Tour Cancun plus Wax Museum

Discover Cancun taking the official sightseeing tour of the city. Hop on one of our splendid double-decker buses while you enjoy amazing panoramic views. This is the best and most unique way to get around Cancun and discover its most famous beaches, shopping malls, the Mayan Museum, and El Rey archeological site, all in the Hotel Zone. You can travel freely around the city, hopping on and off at any of our official stops as many times as you desire, all with only one ticket. Create lasting memories by combining your Turibus Tour with this top-rated Cancun tourist attraction: The Wax Museum. Have fun and take wonderful pictures with a surprising collection of famous national and international characters from music, movies, sports, and horror. Seat, relax and enjoy the ride!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Should I book Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 14 Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) costs USD 4.99. Guided Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) tours start around USD 4.99 per person. See all 14 Mayan Museum of Cancun (Museo Maya de Cancún) tickets and tours on Viator.
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