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National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico

The National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico highlights the archaeological and anthropological heritage of the peoples of Mesoaso-America. At the entrance, the imposing monolith of Tlaloc acts as the guardian of the museum. Other monumental sculptures of the Teotihuacan pay tribute to the water gods. In the exhibition spaces, there are many archaeological and ethnological pieces from different civilizations of Mexico. The most emblematic elements are the Piedra del Sol as well as the colossal heads of Olmec culture discovered in the forests of Veracruz and Tabasco.
National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico

FAQs for National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico

  • Which architects designed Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology?
    The National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico was designed in 1964 by the architects Jorge Campazuno, Pedro Ramarez Vazquez and Rafael Mijares Alcérreca.

  • What architectural style inspired the design of Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology?
    When designing the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico, the architects were inspired by the Maya architectural style.