5 de Mayo Civic Center

Calzada de Los Fuertes S/N
Puebla, PU - Map It
Phone: (222) 213-0289

AAA Editor Notes

5 de Mayo Civic Center (Centro Cívico 5 de Mayo) is about 15 blks. n.e. of the Zócalo on top of a steep hill (Cerro de Guadalupe). It is best reached by bus. This park, set amid groves of eucalyptus trees, includes several public facilities as well as Forts Loreto and Guadalupe . Museums include the Regional Museum of Anthropology and History (Museo Regional de Antropología y Historia); the Planetarium (El Planetario); the IMAGINA Interactive Museum (IMAGINA Museo Interactivo); Expo Puebla, an exhibition hall on the Puebla state fairgrounds; and the Relicario Bullring (Plaza de Toros El Relicario). The bubble-domed Reforma Auditorium (Auditorio de la Reforma) seats 2,000.
IMAGINA Interactive Museum 50 pesos (about $2.70 U.S.); 45 pesos (ages 3-12). Regional Museum of Anthropology and History 52 pesos. Planetarium IMAX shows 65 pesos.
Hours: Museums open Tues.-Sun. 9-1 and 2-6.