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Na Bolom Cultural Centre

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Wonderful and interesting

This museum is a fab place to visit with a lot to see and housed in a beautiful building. There is... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Retford, United Kingdom
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Little gem

Hidden in a beautiful old covent with a gem of a little chapel, the museum provides an emotional... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Brussels, Belgium
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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.
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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 1418
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Especially the ceramics collection, as most contemporary work in the shops has become so commercialized... I could appreciate the roots. Beautiful photo collection as well. Great work.

3  Thank ArtAdventurer
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

We came to learn more about the local indigineous people before visiting some of the surrounding towns but found that the museum was more about the couple who lived in the home. There was an interesting mixture of photos, video and memrobilia. The information on...More

3  Thank teamflames
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This museum is a fab place to visit with a lot to see and housed in a beautiful building. There is also a café across the road, which is where you buy your tickets. As with most museums here, the exhibitions are mainly in Spanish...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Hidden in a beautiful old covent with a gem of a little chapel, the museum provides an emotional insight in the life of lacandones indigenous people, and the explorers who created this place. Ask to see the movie when you get at reception (ES/EN). It...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Really small Museo. There isn't much many information of the pieces. Just don't touch signs. The house was nice and colorful. I wished for more information about the local culture.

Thank Enio O
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I had heard from different sources about this place, so when I arrived and the place was pretty dusty and unkept it was a surprise. The story behind the place is interesting, but to the visitor not ver eye catching. There´s some cool pieces the...More

Thank Ceci_Danzantes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is an essential and charming piece of local history, definitely worth a visit for the architecture, the displays, and the lovely garden.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had rented a house up the steep hill. We were amazed by this amazing collection of photographs and artifacts. We also got to check out the rooms for rent, and the were great. The restaurant was adequate, we booked a family meal there. The...More

Thank drjoanneelaine
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is well worth the trip – very educational on the history and lives of the Lacondonian people-Beautiful surroundings

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Na Bolom house and centre is one of the most beautiful places in San Cristobal. It is peaceful and full of flowers a wonderful place to just sit and read or absorb the history of the house. One can also stay there for an...More

1  Thank thomasapratt16
Reviewed 1 August 2016

My friends and I enjoyed this museum and it's garden across the street. A very interesting video is offered about the Lacondon indigenous people.

Thank Nahni53
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are photography lovers and we def love this museum, dont miss the documentary at the beggining.

Thank Fernanda F
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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.