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Dzibilchaltun Museum

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Address: At Entrance to Dzibilchaltun Ruins, Merida, Mexico
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09:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00

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Great Intro to the Site

This is a great place to begin your visit to the site. It has a map of the site and brief descriptions of the sites. There is a very clean restroom, a small gift sop and some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CruisinNana2015
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Missouri
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to begin your visit to the site. It has a map of the site and brief descriptions of the sites. There is a very clean restroom, a small gift sop and some local vendors outside the door. After the walk to the sites this is a great place to cool off before continuing on your... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is in two large rooms that have glass walls. The path up to the museum from the ticket both has many stelae re covered from the site with name plates. The seven dolls from the Seven Doll Temple are on display here. They have many items from the maya as well as some items from the Spanish conquerors... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Interesting Artifacts for you to see before or after you visit the Dzibilchaltun Site. Information about the House of the Seven Dolls

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Edina, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

It will add a little time to your trip to the ruins but it is very worthwhile! Enjoy it while you are here!

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The museum was set up nicely. It has things from the region-not just that site. There was also a section with artifacts from more current times. We enjoyed it.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

The remains of the large city that once inhabited this place near Merida are not as large as other sites. However, they are more approachable, and quite lovely. The nearby cenote is great for a cooling swim

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The museum at Dzibilchaltun is a nice little museum but very little is in English so knowing Spanish would be a big help.

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Yuma, AZ
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Must do if you've visited the site. I would go to the museum after touring the site because it is air conditioned and of course the site is not. Trust me, you will welcome the coolness after your walk through the ruins. The museum provides a nice background of information related to the sites. It is well organized and can... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

The grounds and ruins are nice to visit here, but they museum was closed two hours early for no apparent reason. A guard also wouldn't let us see part of the ruins an hour before the closing time and wouldn't give us any reason for this, either. Our guide said he overheard the employees saying that they were having their... More 

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Minnesota
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

You must stop here in order to learn about the ruins and the cenote that are the main attractions of the park. The museum offers some replicas but they have some of the original artifacts found by archeologist.

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