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Palacio Canton museum’s 60th anniversary is celebrated with photos

A photo exhibit at the airport celebrates the Palacio Canton's 60 years as a museum. Photo: La Jornada Maya

Forgotten Centro museum has had no visitors since January

A museum in the heart of the Centro has had no visitors for months. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan...

Ball players locked out as Museum of Light construction begins

100-million-peso attraction will rise at northern tip of La Plancha.

Mundo Maya museum plans for big rebound

Work began after the fall election, when new state appointees deemed the huge complex a white elephant, lacking revenue-making programs.

New museum in Centro celebrates Yucatan’s culinary customs

In Merida's historical center, a new museum demonstrates the ancient ways of the Yucatan kitchen.

Shakeup coming to sleepy Mundo Maya museum

Lacking an abundance of programming, visitors and revenue, Gran Museo del Mundo Maya is getting ready for a big shakeup.

Frida Kahlo exhibit, revealing personal effects instead of art, breaks records...

The exhibition "Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up" is breaking records in London.

Jewish film fest returns with a mix of history, drama and...

A selection of films with Jewish themes or settings will be screened at the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya as part of the XV International Festival of Jewish Cinema in Mexico.

Night at the Museum: Quinta Museo Montes Molina

Regular tours continue at this “elegant, authentic, fully and beautifully furnished Paseo Montejo mansion, with the original chandeliers, mirrors, antique furnishings, rugs, paintings, statues and sculptures, Limoge china and Chiristofle silverware.”

‘Ko’olel’ brings together 8 centuries of women’s transformation

In time for International Women's Day this Thursday, the Palacio Cantón Museum will inaugurate an sweeping exhibit, explaining eight centuries of progress, told from a female perspective.

Themed tours to begin at Museo Mundo Maya

Tours at the city's most grand museum will be focused into various themes for a week.

Chicxulub Crater Museum expected to be completed by July

The Chicxulub Crater Museum, which is about 60 percent done, will be completed in July, a state agency announced.

Aztec exhibit at Cantón begs comparison with ancient Mayans

Palacio Cantón's "Mexicas, Elegidos del Sol" presents through more than 100 Aztec relics, drawing comparisons to Mayan culture.

“Mexicas, elegidos del Sol” at Museo Palacio Cantón

Museo Palacio Cantón inaugurates the temporary exhibtion  "Mexicas, elegidos del Sol."

Music Palace construction almost done, but opening delayed

El Palacio de la Música's won't really be complete until all its equipment is delivered and installed by March, but entertainment and educational programs are already being announced.

Film: ‘Dough’ at the International Jewish Film Festival

The British film "Dough," billed in Spanish as "El ingrediente secreto," is an official selection of the International Jewish Film Festival in Mexico, which is branching out to Mérida this year.

Special tours: Museo Montes Molina shines at night

La Noche de Museo is a special night that allow visitors to see the Paseo de Montejo's famous Montes Molina House Museum in a different light. That is, moonlight.

Palacio Cantón visitors increase sixfold since restorations began

Since restoration work at the Palacio Cantón began three years ago, attendance is up. Way up.

Third stage of repairs begins at Palacio Cantón

During the months of April and May, INAH will continue conservation work at Palacio Cantón.

Ghost hunter finds something strange at Mundo Maya museum

A ghostly figure appears in a tourist's snapshot taken at the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya.

Music Palace will be singing by year’s end — report

Believe it or not, the construction site behind the Church of the Third Order will be a gleaming, modern Palace of Music by the end of the year.

World-class Mexican Museum rises in San Francisco

The Mexican Museum, which opened in San Francisco’s Mission District in 1975, is being dedicated tomorrow as a world-class museum to showcase the largest collection of Mexican and Latino art in the United States.

Reboot of sacred-art gallery begins in Conkal

The Archdiocese of Yucatán shares its collection of sacred art today once again with a museum kickoff in Conkal.

Rain delays? Not at the Music Palace

Despite all the recent rain, the Music Palace — El Palacio de la Música — is quickly taking shape.