Wednesday, May 12, 2010


A museum of contemporary exhibitions on the main square.
Location: Corner of Calle 62 & 61 Centro Historico
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00am – 8:00 pm
Admission: Free

City Museum

Museum in the former post office building with a portion of the museum dedicated to the colonial history of the city of Merida and another portion dedicated to temporary exhibitions.

Location: Calle 56 # 529 A, between 65 and 65A Centro,
Eulogio Rosado Park (Alameda of Mérida)

Telephone: 923 6869, 924 4264, 924 4273

Schedules: Tuesday – Friday 9 am – 8 pm.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am – 2 pm


Anthropology Museum & Museo Mundo Maya

The old Anthropology museum is located on Paseo de Montejo at the corner of Calle 43 in the Palacio Canton. Entrance on Calle 43. Entrance 41 pesos. Open Tuesday to Sunday 8 am to 5 pm.  We recommend this museum of you only have a few days in Merida.  If you like this museum and would like to see more Mayan artifacts go to the new Gran Museo del Mundo Maya on the edge of town. To get there take Prolongation Montejo to Calle 60 Norte about 20 minutes from the center of town.

Museum of Contemporary Art of the Yucatan

Calle 60, Next to Cathedral on Plaza Grande.
Tel. (99) 928 3258 & 928 3236.

Open: Monday to Thursday 10:00 - 18:00 hrs., except on Tuesday when it is closed.

Friday and Saturdays 10:00 - 20:00 hrs. and Sundays 10:00 - 18:00 hrs. 

Admission: Free.

Popular Art Museum

Address: Calle 50 a x 57 no. 487 Centro

Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday 9:30 to 6:30, Sunday 9 to 2.

Entry: 20 pesos, Sundays free.