Plan your visit

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Sunday 9 am - 7 pm, all year round.

The Museum is closed on Mondays.


General Admission

Permanent exhibition $65 MX pesos.

Free admission for Mexican children under 13, national students, national teachers (valid ID required) and people with disabilities.

Free admission on Sundays to all Mexican citizens, and foreign residents living in Mexico (valid FM document required).


Getting Here

The Museum is located at: Av. Paseo de la Reforma y Calzada Gandhi s/n, Col. Chapultepec Polanco. Delegación Miguel Hidalgo. C.P. 11560, México, D.F. By metro: Auditorio station (Line 7), and Chapultepec station (Line 1). The museum is about 1.3 km away. You can take a bus or a 15 min walk. For current information about the Metro system: By bicycle: Public bike racks are located in front of the museum's main esplanade. You can also plan your route using Mexico City's bike system, By turibus: for further information, By car: Parking costs $20 MX pesos per hour.



The coat-check is located in the Museum's lobby.
For security reasons, all visitors are required to leave packages, bags, backpacks, umbrellas, etc., before entering any of the galleries or exhibitions. The museum is not responsible for lost or stolen valuables.


Locker service

Lockers are available downstairs of the Museum's front esplanade.
Please note: the visitor has direct responsibility for the locker key
Any lost key has a $200 MX pesos charge.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9 am - 7 pm.
* Please, do NOT exceed the service hours, or leave any of your belongings behind.



Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Museum's lobby on a first-come, first-served basis. Advanced reservations are not available.
Assistance with elevator and stairlift can be requested from the security guards.

Our website is adapted for people who are hearing impaired, deaf, partially sighted, or blind. Please visit:

Photography and video

Photography for personal, noncommercial use is welcome with hand-held cameras. The use of flash, tripods and lights is NOT allowed at any time.
To use a video camera you must purchase a permit at the ticket booth. The cost is $45 MX pesos, per camera, per day.
For professional photography or any kind of film projects, with any purpose other than private personal use, a special permit is required. For additional information, please contact:, or call the following number (+52 55) 40 40 56 65.



No selfie stick.

Do not damage walls, bases of the objects or any other elements, including bathrooms.

Watch your step.

Do not introduce food.

Do not touch archeological, ethnological pieces or murals.

Do not shout, run or play in exhibition areas, stairs or elevators.

Do not introduce weapons.

Do not distribute political, comercial or religious propaganda.

Do not smoke inside the museum.

Do not cut flowers or damage the gardens.

Do not sell any sort of goods.

Do not get under the main fountain, or into the pond.


Restaurant and cafeteria

Restaurant Meridien is located at the Museum's ground floor.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9 am - 6 pm.
Information: 5553 - 6270


Gift shop

Visit the store! It is located in the Museum's lobby. You will find reproductions of some of the Museum's highlight pieces, Mexican traditional clothing, jewelry and a diverse selection of books published by the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am - 7 pm.


National Library of Anthropology and History

The Library is located in the office area on the first floor.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am- 9pm
Information : (+52 55) 5553- 6865


Visitor Policies


Do not touch the archaeological, ethnographical or mural pieces.
Flash, tripods and lights are prohibited at all times in the permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Food and drinks cannot be brought into the Museum.
Smoking is prohibited in all the Museum's facilities.
Avoid damaging any of the Museum's facilities, including but not limited to walls, restrooms, museographic and structural elements.
If you are visiting in a group, allow other people who may wish to see the same objects that interest you, and do not obstruct their circulation.
Do not walk under the Paraguas' waterfall or soak in the water-mirror fountain.
Do not hand out or post any kind of political, commercial or religious brochure.
Do not sell any kind of product or service inside the Museum.
Do not yell, run or play in the galleries, stairs, stairlifts and elevators.
Do not cut flowers or mistreat the gardens.



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Av. Paseo de la Reforma y calzada Gandhi s/n, Col. Chapultepec Polanco, Delegación Miguel Hidalgo, Ciudad de México, C.P. 11560. Teléfono. (+52) 55 4040 5300