Top Choice Park in Villahermosa

Parque-Museo La Venta

This fascinating outdoor park and museum was created in 1958, when petroleum exploration threatened the highly important ancient Olmec settlement of La Venta in western Tabasco. Archaeologists moved the site’s most …
Museum in Villahermosa

Museo Regional de Antropología

Villahermosa's excellent regional anthropology museum (even the shiny modern building it's housed in is impressive) holds some stunning exhibits on Olmec, Maya, Nahua and Zoque cultures in Tabasco – including Tortug…
Zoo in Villahermosa


This Tabascan safari park, 17km east of Villahermosa (4km past the airport), is hardly a Kenyan game drive, but the space and greenery do offer a break from the city. Yumká is divided into jungle, savanna and lake z…
Museum in Villahermosa

Museo de Historia Natural

Named after Tabasco's best-known naturalist, the small Museo de Historia Natural has good displays on dinosaurs, space, early humanity and Tabascan ecosystems and wildlife (all in Spanish).