Attractions

Museum in Santiago Tuxtla

Museo Tuxteco

This museum on the main plaza exhibits artifacts such as Olmec stone carvings, including a colossal head, a monkey-faced hacha (axe) with obsidian eyes, and a Tres Zapotes altar replica. There's also an interesting …
Monument in Santiago Tuxtla

Olmec Head

Dominating the main plaza, this stone monolith is known as the ‘Cobata head,’ after the estate where it was found. Thought to be a very late Olmec production, it’s the biggest known Olmec head, weighing in at 40 ton…