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These museums focus on the city's historic fortifications, its commerce in the early days and navigation.
The Centro Cultural houses a museum in several distinct parts that each capture some aspect of the long and colourful history of the city and state of Campeche.
Outstanding Mayan city site; okay museum
Our guide gave us a good presentation of the museum exhibits.
The views from the old fort buttresses are excellent, and the museum inside has so much Mayan History with great artifacts.
Although a small fort compared to the Spanish forts in Cartagena or San Juan, it is still a nicely preserved edifice and also contains a small, but nice Mayan museum.
Outstanding and extensive anthropology museum set inside one of the city's forts.
The fort and museum are small, but they have the jade masks found in the tombs at Calakmul, so a must see for those visiting Mayan sites.
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We really love reading the information about the artefacts so this was great for us; many of the museums we've visited whilst we've been in Mexico have had a lot of objects but without the detailed information tha...
The museum is housed in one of the walled city bastions and is blessedly air conditioned.