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Museo de Cuauhnahuac

Cortes Palace | Leyva 100, Cuernavaca, Mexico
+52 777 312 8171
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Nice museum. It is very old, but very well kept. A lot of history. The paintings are great.Located... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Okay Mexican History museum. Nothing you won't see in the ones in Mexico City. I would pass if I... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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This museum has exhibits on pre-Columbian indigenous cultures and the Spanish conquests.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cortes Palace | Leyva 100, Cuernavaca, Mexico
+52 777 312 8171
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Nice museum. It is very old, but very well kept. A lot of history. The paintings are great.Located in the Zocalo.

Thank DPNA
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Okay Mexican History museum. Nothing you won't see in the ones in Mexico City. I would pass if I was asked to do it again. It's the same building as the Palace of Cortez.

Thank Itsnotatumor
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Take your time and visit this amazing museum. It's not big, it's not the best, but believe me, it's an oportunity to jump into Mexican History in many ways: the native cultures, the Colony and Cortés and the artists of the muralism. And like a...More

Thank mahinojo
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I know we were in Mexico so we should expect things to be in Spanish, but this fort has to do with their history. It was surprising there was so little in English. Not a big deal. We still enjoyed our visit. The market outside...More

Thank bdamron
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very informative especially for Spanish Speakers (although English is available in some areas). the murals made by Diego Rivera are a must see for everyone!

Thank royannjean
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this museum just to see the Diego Rivera mural. It didn't disappoint! Well worth the 55 pesos/each we paid to get in the door. The museum itself is well maintained, and had more of the signage been in English (most...More

Thank jillebert64
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The museum is in what was the home of Hernán Cortés in the early 1500's. There is an archeological section, history of the state of Morelos and the icing on the cake is the mural upstairs painted by Diego Rivera in 1929. The US Ambassador...More

Thank maguey
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very interesting museum at the former Palacio of Hernán Cortés. It is not so big so you can make it in 1 or 2 hours. You can see the different uses this building had through history and also learn about this región history.

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Notable for it's importance in the varied uses of the structure thru colonial and post colonial history, this museum is so easy to enjoy for the variety of the collection. There really is something for anyone interested in the history and culture of the town!...More

Thank jesseMN
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We. Loved. This. Museum. Well-preserved and well-displayed artifacts with historical context. "The mural." There is so much to see and understand; I could have stayed hours longer and been happy. For those who get tired of looking at "old stuff" there are also beautiful views...More

Thank Ian411Ian
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