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Chiapas and Tabasco Sights

Museo del Jade

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Jade was prized as a symbol of wealth and power by Olmec, Teotihuacán, Mixtec, Zapotec, Maya, Toltec, and Aztec nobility, and this museum shows jade pieces from different Mesoamerican cultures. The most impressive piece is a reproduction of the sarcophagus lid from Pakal's tomb, at Palenque.

Sight Information

Address:

Av. 16 de Septiembre 16, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, 29200, Mexico

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Phone:

967-678–1121

Sight Details:

  • $3
  • Mon.–Sat. 9 am–9:30 pm, Sun. 9–5.

Updated 12/31/1969

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