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Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Explanada del Panteon Municipal s/n, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0639
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Museo Momias in Guanajuato

Church charged people to bury their dead. No money, then your loved ones were leaned against the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
orin o
Fort Myers, Florida

We were really grossed out by this museum. If looking at crusty dead people is your thing, you will... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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This museum displays over 100 real mummies dug up from the nearby cemetery.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Explanada del Panteon Municipal s/n, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0639
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Church charged people to bury their dead. No money, then your loved ones were leaned against the wall and nature took its course. About 3 or 4 dollars to visit here. Worth it.

Thank orin o
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were really grossed out by this museum. If looking at crusty dead people is your thing, you will love it. We left after the first room because we both felt nauseous. It’s especially awful seeing the mummified children. Took several beers on the plaza...More

Thank kalerik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a place to see once. Incredible how these natural mummies came to be. A little eerie and sad that these bodies of someone's loved ones are on display.

Thank FrustratedWolff
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The tour lasted about an hour. The price of the entrance was 70 pesos. It was an incredible experience listening to the history of these mummies. You can take a bus from the centre of town for 5 pesos per person and from the centre...More

Thank Spartan1986
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Before going to this museum one should realize that some cultures, like that of Mexico, have a certain fascination with death. With this understanding, it would get more interesting to visit the mummies.

Thank Shuan S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Seems to fit with Mexico's cultural approach to death, and the exhibits are well done. A bit jarring to our (American) sensibilities. The guide and exhibit labels are in Español only, and informative if you're fluent. Wouldn't miss it, but once is enough for us.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This museum may not be for eveybody and it is a bit morbid but the history of these mummified bodies on display is a unique experience.All the bodies are in glass cases and most have a script to read about them,some in english also.It is...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had planned to skip this museum but our host talked us into going and I'm so glad he did. It's small and easy to get to and see everything there is. The mummies are so expressive. Be sure to read about how they were...More

Thank SunscreenFlower
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is an odd museum of mummified bodies that could not be reinterred due to costs. Yes , it is macabre, as the dried up dead includes dead babies, but given the Mexican acceptance of death it is perhaps worth a visit.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is not a regular museum, you will see people who died in different circumstances and by some reason they are mummified. Ask for the explanation in your language or look for a translator, it is complete different than if you go by yourself. Narrator...More

Thank jdelmoral_mx
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1 October 2017|
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Response from art m | Reviewed this property |
Si ... pero es muy limitado té recomiendo llegar temprano