Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Chiapas and Tabasco Sights

Museo de la Medicina Maya

  • Av. Salomon González Blanco 10 Map It
  • San Cristóbal de las Casas

Fodor's Review

Few travelers venture here—a shame, because the Museum of Mayan Medicine is fascinating. Displays describe the complex system of medicine employed by the local indigenous cultures. Instead of one healer, they have a team of specialists who are called on for different illnesses. The most interesting display details the role of the midwife, who assists the mother and makes sure the child isn't enveloped by evil spirits. The museum is about 1 km (½ mi) north of the Mercado

Municipal. Taxis are plentiful.

Read More

Sight Information


Av. Salomon González Blanco 10, (an extension of Av. General Utrilla), San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, 29200, Mexico

Map It



Sight Details:

  • $2
  • Daily 10–5


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in Chiapas and Tabasco

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss