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Riviera Maya Sights

Museo de la Cultura Maya

  • Av. Héroes and Calle Mahatma Gandhi
  • Chetumal

Updated 03/08/2013

Fodor's Review

The Museo de la Cultura Maya, a sophisticated interactive museum dedicated to the complex world of the Maya, is outstanding. Displays in Spanish and English trace Mayan architecture, social classes, politics, and customs. The most impressive display is the three-story Sacred Ceiba Tree, a symbol used by the Maya to explain the relationship between the cosmos and the earth. The first floor represents the roots of the tree and the Mayan underworld, called Xibalba. The middle

floor is the tree trunk, known as Middle World, home to humans and all their trappings. The top floor is the leaves and branches and the 13 heavens of the cosmic otherworld.

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Sight Information

Address:

Av. Héroes and Calle Mahatma Gandhi, Chetumal, Quintana Roo, 77000, Mexico

Phone:

983-832–6838

Website: www.secqr.gob.mx

Sight Details:

  • $6
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–7

Updated 03/08/2013

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