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Regional Museum of Guadalajara (Museo Regional de Guadalajara)

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Home to the mammoth Catarina!

Beautiful building, some nice collections, the highlight is the mammoth Catarina and a painting by... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
North Miami Beach, Florida
Amazing woolly mammoth skeleton

Obviously not still woolly! Good display of skeletons/bones and very interesting to learn how many... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
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Located in an old seminary, this museum documents the history of Western Mexico from prehistory to modern times.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
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12 Aug 2017
“Home to the mammoth Catarina!”
6 Mar 2016
“Amazing woolly mammoth skeleton”
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Beautiful building, some nice collections, the highlight is the mammoth Catarina and a painting by Diego Rivera. It opens at 9:00am but they don't really open all the rooms on time. Worth to visit for a short time.

1  Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Obviously not still woolly! Good display of skeletons/bones and very interesting to learn how many wild animals were in the region. Ceramics and other artefacts. As with most other museums, this is free on Sundays - and labels are in Spanish only.

1  Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Its not a big museum at all . Only 2 floors and more than 60 percent area is locked . Overseas travelers can only see and take pictures but cant get the history behind objects coz of only spanish language is used . Its ok...More

2  Thank Sef786
Reviewed 30 May 2014

By far one of my favorites, so worth going. I recommend everyone to go its such a great experience. The tour guide talks fast so pay close attention and stand by. As a young adult I really loved this place I feel in love with...More

1  Thank Nayeli F
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We went to the museum on a sunday when entrance was free. There were some interesting exhibits but the interpretation boards were all written in Spanish only which we struggled with.

2  Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 13 June 2012

Do visit this! Wonderful colonial building, great both pre- and post- conquest exhibits.

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Not only ancient artifacts and images, but also wonderful portraits and landscapes, as well as dresses and costumes from the Colonial Era.

1  Thank Irishfx
Reviewed 22 January 2012

It is a total labyrinth with many rooms of all kinds of things: regional history, paintings, decorative things so plan at least 1 hour.

1  Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 18 January 2012

As I said earlier about a museum...like the displays and have always enjoyed museums.

Thank Royce W
Reviewed 29 December 2011

it's a treat for me to read etiquettes on exhibits in Spanish. amazing collection of paleontology artifacts. what does it mean when a native group has necklaces with human teeth...? expected more of hispanic period than they have. current exhibit on german culture very good...More

1  Thank rogers1651
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