Ancient Xochimilco recreated

Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco is a museum located at the Santa Cruz Acalpixca area which showcases and recreates the life of the ancient inhabitants of Xochimilco that was a very significant commercial center during the pre-colonial times.

Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco contains more than 6,000 original artifacts that were part of the traditions and customs of the ancient people including zoomorphic figures, personal items, a rock map of Cuahilama and dishes among others. The artifacts came from the Mexica, Olmeca and Teotihuaca peoples who used to occupy the lands.

There are plenty of amazing things here in Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco including a unique mural of a Spaniard fighting a mythological beast of a man-tiger. You should devote an entire day to see all the wonderful things here.

Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco
Avenida Tenochtitlan 17, Santa Cruz Acalpixca, Mexico City

Phone: 16500

Website: www.mexicocity.gob.mx/detalle.php?id_pat=4452

Open Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 hrs.

Categories: Specialty museum, History museum

Price: Cost money


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