The Anthropology Museum in Mexico is one of the largest and most famous museums in Latin America. It is located in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City, covering an area of 125,000 square meters and an exhibition area of 33,000 square meters. The original site of the museum was the Gute Committee established by the University of Mexico. In 1964, the famous Mexican architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez redesigned and built a new museum.
The Anthropological Museum in Mexico is one of the largest and most famous museums in Latin America. It is located in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City, covering an area of 125,000 square meters and an exhibition area of 33,000 square meters. The museum was rebuilt in 1940 on the site of the Gute Committee established by the University of Mexico in 1808. In 1964, it was rebuilt by the famous Mexican architect Pedro · Ramirez · Vazquez. Design and build a new hall. The building of the museum blends Indian traditional style with modern art, fully expressing the profound cultural connotation of the Mexican people. The basic structure of the museum is similar to that of a courtyard in Beijing, which is slightly longer from east to west and shorter from north to south. The wall at the gate is made of huge stones carved with various patterns and portraits. A large totem copper pillar with a unique style stands in the courtyard. The top of the pillar resembles a huge mushroom, which can store water and spray it on all sides. A stone statue of Traloc, the rain god, is 8.5 meters high and weighs 167 tons.
This museum is spectacular. You need several hours to cover everything. Fascinating history and exhibits.
The best museum in the City, the building worth it!
Stopped in to kill time but walked out being glad I went. Very informative and interesting exhibits on Mexican history and evolution of its peoples.
Incredible museum that shows the history of Mexico, broken down into the different regions of Mexico. Architecturally very impressive too.
Aztec calendar the original