The "Museo Nacional de Antropologia" is one of the best museums in Central America. You will discover important archaeological finds of the Mayan period and earlier civilizations. The ethnographic collections show art and cult objects of the indigenous people of Mexico. The main attraction of the museum is the "Sacrifice stone of the Fifth Sun".
Leon Trotsky was a socialist revolutionary and military commander of the Russian October Revolution. When Stalin "cleaned" the party, Trotsky fled to Mexico City in 1936. Here he was murdered in 1940 by an russian agent. The museum is located in his former residential building.
The studio of Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo became a museum of the famous artists. You can see photos, letters and pictures in the rooms where the great works of art were created. The studio is an architecturally interesting building by Juan O'Gorman from 1931.
Museums in Mexiko City
There are many excellent museums in the Mexico City. The "Museo Nacional de Antropologia" is the best known and is one of the highlights of the city sightseeing tour. Do not miss the "Museo Frida Kahlo" in Coyoacan and the "Estudio Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo" in San Angel.