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Tuxtla Gutiérrez has a great cultural offer through museums that cover diverse themes, from the Zoque culture to the origin of the Chiapan coffee.

On the Calzada de las Personas Ilustres, there is the Museo Regional de Antropología e Historia (“Regional Museum of Anthropology and History”) with a rich collection of archaeological pieces from the Mayan culture, found in the areas of Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchilán, just to mention a few. There are also artifacts used during the Colony and the Revolution.

In the same pedestrian corridor is el Museo de Paleontología Eliseos Palacios (“Eliseos Palacios Museum of Paleontology”). Here you can see more than 200 fossils found in the state of Chiapas that are more than 300 million years old. There is a special room dedicated to amber with embedded insects. At one side is the Planetarium Tuxtla Jaime Sabines Gutiérrez, one of the largest and most modern in the whole Republic. It has the highest technology of image projection in 2D and 3D of Mexico and Latin America.

In the Calzada Cerro Hueco is the Chiapas Museum of Science and Technology, focused on robotics and artificial intelligence; which also has a planetarium.

Another museum jewel of the Calzada de las Personas Ilustres is the Museo Jardín Botánico Faustino Miranda (“Faustino Miranda Botanical Garden Museum”). It concentrates 98% of the plant species of Chiapas. Through natural paths you can appreciate succulents, cacti, medicinal plants, orchids and flowers and also has an area of fossil wood.

In la Colonia Copoya, we have the Zoque Museum. It is a journey through the traditional clothing and dances of this living ethnic group. Houses were recreated to appreciate their architectural style, which consists of hand-woven straw roofs, wattle and daub walls and dirt floors. There are also vegetable gardens, since the Zoque ethnic group is known for planting and harvesting their food inside home.

To talk about Chiapas is to talk about coffee, so in Tuxtla there is the Coffee Museum (Calle 2 Ote.). The exhibition includes the origin of the beans, their cultivation and production. Each visit culminates with a coffee tasting and a small barista workshop.

To learn how Tuxtla was founded, you must visit el Museo de la Ciudad (“The Museum of the City”), located in the old municipal palace from 1941. Documents, photographs and furniture speak of its zoque history, the Spanish conquest, the Revolution and the current social-cultural development.

Finally, el Centro Cultural Jaime Sabines (“Jaime Sabines Cultural Center”) is dedicated to modern art. It has an open-air forum where plays are presented and a children's play area.
Tuxtla Gutiérrez has a great cultural offer through museums that cover diverse themes, from the Zoque culture to the origin of the Chiapan coffee.

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On the Calzada de las Personas Ilustres, there is the Museo Regional de Antropología e Historia (“Regional Museum of Anthropology and History”) with a rich collection of archaeological pieces from the Mayan culture, found in the areas of Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchilán, just to mention a few. There are also artifacts used during the Colony and the Revolution.

In the same pedestrian corridor is el Museo de Paleontología Eliseos Palacios (“Eliseos Palacios Museum of Paleontology”). Here you can see more than 200 fossils found in the state of Chiapas that are more than 300 million years old. There is a special room dedicated to amber with embedded insects. At one side is the Planetarium Tuxtla Jaime Sabines Gutiérrez, one of the largest and most modern in the whole Republic. It has the highest technology of image projection in 2D and 3D of Mexico and Latin America.

In the Calzada Cerro Hueco is the Chiapas Museum of Science and Technology, focused on robotics and artificial intelligence; which also has a planetarium.

Another museum jewel of the Calzada de las Personas Ilustres is the Museo Jardín Botánico Faustino Miranda (“Faustino Miranda Botanical Garden Museum”). It concentrates 98% of the plant species of Chiapas. Through natural paths you can appreciate succulents, cacti, medicinal plants, orchids and flowers and also has an area of fossil wood.

In la Colonia Copoya, we have the Zoque Museum. It is a journey through the traditional clothing and dances of this living ethnic group. Houses were recreated to appreciate their architectural style, which consists of hand-woven straw roofs, wattle and daub walls and dirt floors. There are also vegetable gardens, since the Zoque ethnic group is known for planting and harvesting their food inside home.

To talk about Chiapas is to talk about coffee, so in Tuxtla there is the Coffee Museum (Calle 2 Ote.). The exhibition includes the origin of the beans, their cultivation and production. Each visit culminates with a coffee tasting and a small barista workshop.

To learn how Tuxtla was founded, you must visit el Museo de la Ciudad (“The Museum of the City”), located in the old municipal palace from 1941. Documents, photographs and furniture speak of its zoque history, the Spanish conquest, the Revolution and the current social-cultural development.

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