Mayan Archaeology Museum

This museum is located inside of Fort San Miguel and exhibits in ten halls some pieces of Mayan art found on the different archaeological sites in the State of Campeche.  The pieces that stand out are the jade masks found in Calakmul.

Historic Museum of San Jose el Alto

The old rooms used in the past by soldiers and watchmen of Fort San Jose, host nowadays an interesting historic museum with reproductions of ships and weapons dating from the colonial times distributed in five halls; not to mention the impressive views of the sea of Campeche and the Natural Protected Area of Los Petenes

Camino Real Mayan Archaeology Museum

It is a five-room house in downtown Hecelchakan which exhibits the famous Jaina figurines.  In room one stands out a stela representing a Mayan character, and room number two shows a time line and a chart about linguistic distribution in the area.  The other three rooms have a collection of vases, plates, clay figurines and

Museum of Calakmul

The museum has four areas showing subjects including the geology of the area, the origin of the extraordinary nature in the region, and the understanding of one of the most important sites of the Mayan culture, making an approach on the positive relationship between man and nature.  The subjects represented in the museum are a

Edzna, the Mayan City of the Itza

Edzná is one of the most beautiful ancient Mayan cities in the region. An important regional capital whose wealth of buildings and styles give a precise idea of the enormous political, economic and religious power that the site enjoyed between 600 and 1200 AD. Upon entering this city from the Nochoch Na, you will enjoy

Balam Ku

The name of Balamkú, means in Yucatec Mayan “The Temple of the Jaguar”, referring to the feline motifs shown in a frieze found at the site. The occupation of the site takes place in the Late Preclassic, while its peak is reached during the Classic Period; the decay of the site occurs during the early


Located in the core of the Biosphere Reserve of the same name, Calakmul is a site which counted over 6,000 ancient structures in a city which covered an area of about 70 km2 (the monumental has a 2 km area).   According to the most recent studies, Calakmul seems to have been the capital of


Chicanná means “House of the mouth of the serpent” in the Mayan language, possibly alluding to the enormous mask of the central facade of Structure II. Due to its location, it must have participated in the commercial route that crossed the peninsula from the Gulf of Mexico to the south coast. This Rio Bec style


In the Mayan language its name means “Painted Vault”. It is an example of the Chenes style, it development come from the late Classic period although the earliest evidence of human occupation dating from 500 to 50 BC the site was discovered in 1842. The city is spread over an area of approximately 1.32 square kilometers,

El Tigre

El Tigre, also known as Itzamkanac, was the capital of the Mayan chiefdom of Acalan, which according to sources of the sixteenth century is considered the most important public market in the Mayan world. Its period of habitation ranged from the Middle Preclassic to the Protohistoric. It is located in the southwest of the state