2 Norte Ave., Tehuacan, Pue., 75700. Phone (238) 382 4045

Admittance and Services

Visiting hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00. Entrance fee $37 MXP. Children under 13, students, teachers and senior citizens presenting a valid ID, do not pay. Free admission: Sunday. There is a fee if you are willing to shoot with a video camera. Bookstore.


The building that houses the museum, inaugurated in 2002, is an 18th century ex-convent. The agriculture of the Tehuacan Valley, 12,000 years old; the domestication of wild corn, the early water control, the cultural development and urban centers growth, are described in the halls. A Mixteca vase, the earliest Teozintle corn cobs, found in the Coxcatlan caves, seeds of Pre Hispanic plants, earthenware, stone tools, masks and shields are exhibited.

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