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Mayan Museum, Cancun

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Cancun: Skip-the-Line Mayan Museum & San Miguelito Site

1. Cancun: Skip-the-Line Mayan Museum & San Miguelito Site

Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Mayan Museum of Cancun and explore an exhibition space dedicated to the culture and history of the Mayan people. See one of the most historically significant archaeological collections of Mayan material culture in the entire world and visit the San Miguelito Archaeological Site with this attraction ticket. Enter the museum with your skip-the-line ticket to the Cancun Mayan Museum and get ready to enjoy an artistic and historical experience. Admire the museum's entrance, decorated with sculptures of Jan Hendrix that represent the surroundings of the region on a water surface. Explore the exhibition space, composed of three halls of eight meters high. Stop in different showrooms, whose walls feature coated glass, which allows a magnificent view of the forest of San Miguelito and the Nichupte lagoon. Learn more about the museum's collection and admire various historical artifacts along the way, as Cancun Mayan Museum houses one of the most significant archaeological collections of the Mayan culture in the world. Take advantage of the included access to the San Miguelito Archaeological Site. Explore the site's various features, and see structures that once held wooden houses and palms, where families lived during the last years before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. Marvel at the material culture of the Mayan people while learning about their history with this attraction ticket perfect for all ages.

Cancún: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Submarine Trip

2. Cancún: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Submarine Trip

Explore Cancún by hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus and discover the highlights of the bustling Hotel Zone. Then, board a submarine to see the variety of marine life at the colorful Nizuc Reef. Hop on the sightseeing bus and explore the city in a convenient way. Travel freely and hop off at any official stops. You can visit the Mayan Museum or the El Rey archeological site, or get ready for a shopping spree at Cancun's newest shopping hub, Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center. Combine your city sightseeing experience with a ride on the Subsee Explorer Submarine. Hop on a fast boat out to the Nizuc Reef where you will board the air-conditioned sub and a bilingual guide will explain everything about the marine life of this reef. You will also have the chance to see part of the Cancun Underwater Museum, an eco-project created by British artist Jason DeCaires Taylor to promote the growth of corals and provide a habitat for all marine life. This project, formed by life-sized statues is the perfect combination of art and nature. You may start your ride at any of the official stops (redemption points): -10:00 am Bus Terminal ADO Cancún: Downtown. Calle Pino, Lt 1 y 2, Smz.23, 77500 Cancún Q.Roo. In the passenger's waiting room. -10:20 am Playa Tortugas: Km. 6 Crossing the boulevard, at the bus stop on the lagoon side. -10:30 am Plaza la Fiesta: Km.8 In front of the Convention Center, on the lagoon side, the Plaza main entrance. -10:45 am Plaza la Isla 1: Km.12 Main entrance, in front of Liverpool. -10:50 am Aquaworld: Km. 15 Flowrider - Subsee Explorer -11:00 am Playa Delfines: Km.17 Lookout (In front of the CANCUN sign) -11:10 am Plaza Kukulkán: Km.13 On the boulevard, next to the Hospital La Joya main entrance. -11:15 am Plaza Forum: Km. 12 Plaza Forum main entrance (Giant Hard Rock Café guitar) -11:25 am Playa Tortugas: Km.6 At playa Tortugas, at the bus stop on the ocean side. -11:35 am Puerto Cancún: Km. 1 Main entrance (Starbucks) -11:50 am Mercado 28: On AV. Xel-ha (In front of MERAMEX-Mexican Art Market) -12:00 pm Bus Terminal ADO Cancún: Downtown. Calle Pino, Lt 1 y 2, Smz.23, 77500 Cancún Q.Roo. In the passenger's waiting room. Buses run every 2 hours approximately depending on local traffic.

Private tour: Cancun City, Mayan Museum & Cenote with lunch

3. Private tour: Cancun City, Mayan Museum & Cenote with lunch

Explore Cancun and see it in a whole new light on a guided tour of the Mayan Museum while learning about Mayan history. Refresh yourself on this one-of-a-kind private day tour, take a dip off the beaten track, and explore the real market. Join this unique journey to discover the city's most iconic and lesser-known sights while learning about history, culture, and local traditions. Start with a guided tour of the Mayan Museum to learn all the secrets of Mayan history, visit an uncrowded Mayan ruin, and move on to the next stop. Drive to the suburbs to cenotes off the beaten track, swim in deep blue, crystal-clear waters, pass through caves and take beautiful photos surrounded by nature. End this incredible journey with a visit to a traditional and authentic market in Cancun and take the opportunity to discover and find beautiful and authentic Mexican handicrafts at the best prices. Take the opportunity to ask your guide about restaurant and activity recommendations in the area, and enjoy a tour that combines nature, culture and history.

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