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Na Bolom Cultural Centre

Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 1418
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very interesting

Don't miss the DVD presentation because it will help you understand what you will see in the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2012
Paty F
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Mexico City, Mexico
Really interesting

Beautiful peaceful setting and a feeling that you are stepping back in time, very much enjoyed this... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2012
anonKingston
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Kingston upon Thames
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The former home of Frans and Trudy Blom, a Danish couple that worked to save the region's forests and native inhabitants, is now the headquarters of a foundation dedicated to continuing their work and also includes a museum.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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+52 967 678 1418
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Reviewed 12 January 2012

Don't miss the DVD presentation because it will help you understand what you will see in the museum. The food at the restaurant was great.

Thank Paty F
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Beautiful peaceful setting and a feeling that you are stepping back in time, very much enjoyed this visit.

Thank anonKingston
Reviewed 16 December 2011

The film is good and the exhibits well done. The staff are not very interested. There is a piano concert which I will try

Thank AndrewtLondon
Reviewed 9 November 2011

We just went to take a look and were fascinated by the history of the Centre. They assist the indian community and area very proud to show their pieces and share their culture. It is also a museum so you can take a look of...More

Thank joferto
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I had never visited a museum with such a strong energy. Take your time and enjoy immersing yourself into Lacandonian culture. If you are lucky you might meet closely with artisans from one of the surrounding towns that come directly to sell their work.

Thank ATY79
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We had a little trouble finding Na Bolom, but was worth the effort. It is a tribute an American couple who worked with local villages and traditions. the museum has a really nice garden out the back featuring a photographic exhibition. The gift shop sells...More

Thank RothburyLady
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Although it may be a kind of museum I felt like it was a home and the residents were just out for the afternoon. I loved this house so much. Not central to the historic district but easy enough to walk to if you have...More

Thank cincodeperro
Reviewed 3 January 2011

The cultural center is a converted house of the original founders of San Cristobal. You can walk through the house and look at the sleeping quarters, library, dining area, courtyards, and garden in the same conditions as they were back then. If you have the...More

Thank Agent226
Reviewed 31 August 2010

Founded in 1951 in a hacienda built in 1890s, Na-Bolom is a museum complex/inn in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, dedicated to preserving the rain forest and the way of life of the Lancandon Indians, descendants of the Mayas. When I was there...More

3  Thank bugeyeland
Reviewed 28 May 2010

This is a fascinating house which still does fantastic work in the community in the education of children. The introduction video is very interesting, but the house itself is beautiful, with a lovely courtyard, interesting display rooms that surround it and a large and beautiful...More

Thank lewisreviews
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Susanne1943
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Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
For that level of detail, and this time of year, I suggest your Google Na Bolom and email them directly. The answer they give will be more correct than my guess.
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