So we left Chapultepec Castle towards the National Museum of Anthropology. We skirted the edge of a lake dotted with paddle boats. Though the water was not pristine, the weather couldn’t have been more inviting for those looking to drift across the gentle waves.
Navigating towards the museum proved a slight challenge; the signage was quite elusive.
The architecture at National Museum of Anthropology is an art piece in itself, with clean lines and grand designs that embrace the sky. The suspended water fountain is nothing short of mesmerizing, a cascade of liquid threads that weave an enchanting welcome.
Inside, the museum is a treasure trove for the curious and the scholarly alike. It’s a testament to the rich tapestry of pre-Hispanic civilizations, a place where one can delve deep into the roots of Mesoamerica. From the colossal stone heads of the Olmecs to the intricate jade work of the Maya, the exhibits are a narrative of triumphs, spirituality, and the human experience.
Location of National Museum of Anthropology:
Av. P.º de la Reforma s/n, Polanco, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11560 Ciudad de México, CDMX