If you are planning a trip to Mexico City, you’re probably thinking of visiting the Teotihuacan pyramids. This is one of the most important and mysterious archaeological sites in Mexico. Teotihuacan pyramids are in the State of Mexico, only 60 minutes away from Mexico City, depending on traffic.
Opening hours and prices
The opening hours of Teotihuacan are from 09:00 to 17:00, and it’s open 365 days a year, including holidays. Visiting hours to museums and temporary exhibitions are from 9:00 to 16:30. The price of admission is $ 80 Mexican pesos for children and adults; except on Sundays, since admission is free for Mexicans. During your visit, remember to keep your ticket on hand. This will be your access to the Teotihuacan Culture Museum and the Teotihuacan Murals Museum.
Some extra expenses you must consider is $45 pesos for the parking lot. And in case you want to record your visit, $45 pesos for the non-professional video camera permit. If you want to use professional equipment or a tripod, you must process a special permit at the Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) , in Mexico City.
Are you planning a trip to the Pyramids? You might need this information: How to get to the Teotihuacan pyramids? and The ultimate guide to exploring Teotihuacan.
To avoid sunburn and dehydration, we recommend carrying a hat or cap, wearing enough sunscreen, and drinking cool water.
Remember that you are visiting a historical site that since 1987 is part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. Please follow the next recommendations by the INAH:
- DON’T touch the exhibit pieces
- RESPECT the cross the restricted areas
- KEEP AND EYE on children and elders when climbing the pyramids
- DON’T use flash in mural painting areas or inside the museums
To sum up, Teotihuacan is an important part of our national identity. Therefore, we respectfully ask you to protect it and be a responsible traveler. Happy mexplorations!