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Its doors opened on August 20, 1972, under the name of Regional Museum of Oaxaca, in the custody of the National Institute of Anthropology and History an ambitious project of restoration of the building was generated this allowed the recovery of spaces that are now the joy and enjoyment of the visiting public. The museum, now known as the Museum of Cultures of Oaxaca, is the most important cultural space in the state of Oaxaca. Its collection includes objects from the prehistoric to contemporary eras. High quality cultural and academic events are held in its spaces in coordination with the Santo Domingo Cultural Center, which includes the Fray Francisco de Burgoa Library, the Nestor Sánchez Hemeroteca and the Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca. Currently, the mission of the Museum of Cultures of Oaxaca is to safeguard, conserve, investigate and disseminate the cultural heritage of the state of Oaxaca.


The museum has a history of more than 10,000 years,  In this Museum you will be able to discover all of Oaxaca's history an explore all the exhibition rooms. The permanent exhibitions are distributed in 14 rooms and 13 temporary exhibition rooms, all in an archaeological, ethnological and historical panorama of Oaxacan cultures. In the archaeological rooms, the life of the first settlers of Oaxacan cultures is shown through the exhibition of vestiges found in different parts of the state in investigations and archaeological discoveries, a special highlight is given to the vestiges in tomb number 7 from Monte Alban.

Appreciate the different aspects of the cultures that are shown like religion, politics, military aspects, all this showed the resistance of the indigenous peoples before the conquest and their struggle for the conservation of their economy, identity, traditions, and customs.


    Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

    Duration: 9 hours

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      -The tickets can be pickup at our office inside the   Hotel Quinta Real from Monday to Saturday ; between 08:30:00 and 18:00:00 hours.

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      • Adult pricing applies to travelers from 13 and up.
      • KIDS under the age of 13 enter free.
      • Pickup of tickets in travel agency  is between 08:30 and 18:00 hours.
      • The museum is Closed on Monday and open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00:00 to 18:00:00 hours.
      • Children under the age of 13 do not pay admission.
      • No food or drinks are allowed inside the museum, only water bottles.
      • This product is just the purchase of the tickets, does not include Guide, Driver, or any other service not mentioned.
      • Non Refundable

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