Museum in North of Mexico City


This fabulous archaeological zone lies in a mountain-ringed offshoot of the Valle de México. Site of the huge Pirámides del Sol y de la Luna (Pyramids of the Sun and Moon), Teotihuacán was Mexico's bi…
Museum in Teotihuacán

Museo de la Pintura Mural Teotihuacana

This impressive museum showcases murals from Teotihuacán, as well as reconstructions of murals you’ll see at the ruins. Admission is included in the site ticket.
Museum in Tepotzotlán

Museo Nacional del Virreinato

There’s a very simple reason to visit this wonderful museum comprising the restored Jesuit Iglesia de San Francisco Javier and an adjacent monastery. Much of the folk art and fine art on display – silver chalices, p…
Archaeological Site in Tula

Zona Arqueológica

Two kilometers north of Tula's center, ruins of the main ancient ceremonial site are perched on a hilltop. The highlight is standing atop a pyramid, virtually face-to-face with Toltec warrior statues, with views ove…
Ruins in Teotihuacán


Crowds at the ruins are thickest from 10am to 2pm, and it's busiest on Sunday, holidays and around the vernal equinox. Due to the heat and altitude, it’s best to take it easy while exploring the expansive ruins. Bri…
Museum in Teotihuacán

Museo del Sitio

Lying just south of the Pirámide del Sol,Teotihuacán's site museum makes a refreshing stop midway through a visit to the historic complex. The museum has excellent displays of artifacts, fresco panels and a confront…
Cultural Center in Pachuca

Cuartel del Arte

This gorgeous, sprawling cultural center is an oasis of calm at Pachuca’s bustling heart. Formerly the Convento de San Francisco, the complex includes three excellent museums, an art gallery, a theater, a library an…
in Pachuca

Museo Nacional de la Fotografía

The excellent Museo Nacional de la Fotografía displays early imaging technology and stunning selections from the 1.5 million photos in the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) archives. The images –…
Museum in Pachuca

Museo de Minería

Pachuca’s mining museum provides a good overview of the industry that shaped the region. Headlamps, miners’ shrines and old mining maps are on display, and photos depict conditions in the shafts from the early years…
Mural in Pachuca

Las Palmitas

This jigsaw puzzle of rainbow-painted houses on a hillside makes up Mexico’s largest mural. It took 14 months to paint, employing ex-gang members and bringing a community spirit to a once-sketchy neighborhood. The e…