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Fuerte-Museo San Miguel

Av. Morazan s/n | Outside the City Walls, Mexico
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Campeche World Heritage City and Becal Town Day Trip from Merida
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“spanish fort” (3 reviews)
“small museum” (3 reviews)
“artifacts” (4 reviews)
Av. Morazan s/n | Outside the City Walls, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Free for local or resident, 50 pesos (3$)for turists. Worth the visit to see few vestige of archeology from Maya in a fort build by the time of the conquistadores. Few room with theme, nice and short visit, with good info about the Maya. Nice...More

Thank Véronique G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very good Mayan items, most of them poorly exhibited. The building itself is very interesting, an old fort to protect Campeche from the pirates.

Thank kartikmexico
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A small Spanish fort that now houses a small museum. The latter has some interesting objects on display, but some of the captions have faded, and all are in Spanish. BUT in most rooms, there is a collection of boards with descriptions in Spanish on...More

Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Beautiful but in need of a facelift. Many of the signs are so worn out that they can no longer be read. Thankfully we know Spanish for there was only one English translation left in only one of the rooms. Not sure where the entrance...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very well kept, small but interesting visit to this fort and museum. Nice gardens, cannons and view of surrounding sea/city from this hill. Must visit while in Campeche. Good for photos!

Thank Alfonso S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The views from the top of the fort are great. Inside is an interesting small museum with the skeleton and some Mayan artefacts.

1  Thank Hubert645
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We spent three nights in Campeche and for us, this is the number one thing we saw. A great Mayan museum in an old Spanish Fort overlooking the Gulf of Mexico about 2k from the old town - if you don't have car, take a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This was my first old fort in Mexico, although I've been to many in the USA. I was super impressed with the artifacts and cannons. They had 2 Mayan era skeletons in cases that were really different, (in a good way.) several different rooms with...More

Thank LilConner
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Outstanding and extensive anthropology museum set inside one of the city's forts. The focus is on the indigenous communities that inhibited the Campeche area. Good views from on top of the fort too. You also get to drive past one of the wealthier suburbs of...More

Thank Exploring_this_world
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Cute little forte worth of few minutes drive. It has a great ocean view. Museum is small but worth a vusit. It has a nice ambiance. We went before closing and it was raining but still was worth if visit. Admission is 50 pesos/adult. You...More

Thank GoNepalnow
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