I was expecting a museum of Olmec culture but the site includes a horrible zoo where animals are kept in appalling conditions. Hope the zoo gets closed!
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I recommend going there right after 8:00 to avoid crowds. The had students/volounteer everywhere ready to explain to you the history - all of them were super nice and helpful. U definitely need a repelent, unless u want to be eaten alive by mosquitos. The...More
Parque Museo La Venta certainly has some positive aspects, the Olmec stonework being the most obvious and most impressive. Ancient sculptures are dispersed throughout the park, inviting one to speculate on the meaning and purpose behind the distinctive Olmec style and mysterious elements. Thankfully, there...More
is a small park aldo is not a zoo it has animals living there is just next to the river and also has a good amount of birds , the main attraction are all the Olmec stone heads you will enjoy if you like history...More
This is the place I grew up visiting when I lived in Villahermosa and I wanted to take my children there to see the same thing. But I knew that many things I remembered to be great were not so great after coming back from...More
This lovely park, in central Villahermosa, has a very nice walking path which takes you through dense city forest and displays a number of ancient OLMEC heads. There is some deterioration to these heads so you might want to see them before they are put...More
Even though it's hotter than heck in Villahermosa this time of year, the park is shady and so it's tolerable. Adorable coatis wandering around sent my daughter into hysterics of joy, and the Olmec artifacts are fascinating. You follow paths in the jungle between them,...More
This sprawling outdoor museum is a wonderful place to pass a couple of hours if you happen to be in Villahermosa, although I wouldn't consider it a destination worthy of a special trip to an uninteresting city. We skipped the zoo in the park and...More