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Exploring Casa de los Venados, a private home and museum in...

“We never intended this place to be holding concerts and having groups for fundraisers and giving tours,” John Venator says. “The house made that happen.”

Could plans for the new La Plancha park spell the end...

Mérida's rail museum is across from La Plancha park but is often considered part of the same government-owned property. 

New signs of life for Mérida’s MACAY contemporary art museum

Yucatán’s contemporary art museum, the MACAY, closed its doors on July 28, 2021.

Mérida’s railway museum goes full steam ahead

One of the most under-visited attractions in Mérida is the Museo de Ferrocarriles de Yucatán, Yucatán’s Railway Museum.

Valladolid’s new MUREM museum honors Mexico’s ethnic clothing

For Tey Mariana Stiteler, the museum’s Director, MUREM is a project born from her love of Mexican culture and design.

The MACAY, Yucatán’s only museum of its kind, says goodbye

The MACAY has been housed in Mérida’s Ateneo Peninsular complex since 1994. Photo: Courtesy Yucatán’s contemporary art museum,...

One of the Twin Mansions becomes a private museum

Nearly 110 years after it was built, the public is invited to see inside one of Mérida's...

New museum, Casa Manzanero, pays tribute to famed Yucatecan singer-songwriter

Workers put the finishing touches on a museum honoring Yucatecan singer-songwriter Armando Manzanero. Photo: Lee Steele / YEL

Online petitions urge support for Yucatan Symphony and the MACAY

Photo: Courtesy Two venerable Yucatán cultural institutions — The Fernando García Ponce-MACAY Museum and the Yucatán Symphony, or OSY...

Most museums in Merida still closed with no reopening dates set

The Macay remains closed. Photo: File Although INAH's Palacio Cantonis due to open Thursday, most other museums are...

Museum honoring traditional clothing of Mexico opens in Valladolid

Photo: Courtesy Valladolid has been known as a convenient overnight stop when touring someplace more famous, like Chichen...

Palacio Cantón apologizes, promises reform, after dust-up with gay visitors

Guards intervened when a visitor kissed his boyfriend in front of Palacio Cantón. The museum eventually re-posted the image on its...

Old Costco transformed into Leonardo da Vinci’s studio

Leonardo da Vinci is the focus of a new exhibit coming to Merida. Photo: Courtesy "The Universe of...

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.