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Museo de Arqueologia Olmeca

John Sparks Street, Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
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Very Interesting little museum

This is a fascinating little museum in the pyramid at the end of the Malecon. Although the sea... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
walksinlight
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San Antonio, Texas
Closed!

Cool structure reminiscent of Olmec pyramids, but being right on the beach and constantly battered... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Paula M
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  • Average32%
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May 2, 2017
“Very Interesting little museum”
Jan 30, 2017
“Closed!”
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John Sparks Street, Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a fascinating little museum in the pyramid at the end of the Malecon. Although the sea, salt and sand have taken it's toll, there is a lot of renovation work currently going on. It is worth the visit and the entrance fee is...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Cool structure reminiscent of Olmec pyramids, but being right on the beach and constantly battered by salt spray the metal parts have rusted away and there doesn't appear to be any effort underway to fix it.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

It's not much, but there is nothing more to visit in the city. Beach behind is dirty and sometimes smelly.

Thank Michal C
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

I was just here last week but the museum was closed on the day I went, not sure if it is opened on other days. I mostly just wanted to get photos of the pyramid and the beach. You can climb up to the top....More

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you are in Coatzacoalcos and have some free time, worthes to visit. It is small but have some good content

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Reviewed 5 November 2014

They have nothing in it, Just a few pieces of craft things and thats all. Cost $30.00 the entrance, but in my opinion it should be free. Was not interesting for me.

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Reviewed 11 November 2012

its a rather small archeolical collection , the museum should be more tourist oriented and offer video explanations in english and fench also needs to have belingual staff and a sigh out side to advise visitors

Thank TonyCardenas
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