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Museo Casa Montejo

Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0633
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Excellent museum, with free entry!

My wife and I were blown away with how impressive this old mansion turned museum is. Part of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matthew B
Quick visit

Sad times. Rich Spanish conqueror. Times show how the Mayan and Yucatan people fell to this type of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brenda R
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Facing the main square in Merida, this extraordinary building dates back to 1549 and is built with intricate artistry in the Spanish Plateresque style.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were blown away with how impressive this old mansion turned museum is. Part of the mansion is set up in the way it would have looked like when it was a residence, and the other part is an art exhibit. I...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sad times. Rich Spanish conqueror. Times show how the Mayan and Yucatan people fell to this type of righteousness. I think all should enter and walkout with the look of how could We have let this happen. This is a place that history should never...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Have never been in all the years here, but finally made it. Besides the antiques there was a wonderful display of sculptures by a Mexican artist!

Thank RegD1945
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This casa was built between 1542 and 1549 by the orders of Francisco de Montejo, who is known as the Spanish conqueror of the Yucatán Península. It is outstanding because it is one of the very few examples of civil construction on the American continent...More

Thank Tita1
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This house is a palace, is owned by now City Bank and the place was the house of the founder of Merida, so you can imagine how beautiful is inside and is free for visitors, don't miss it!

Thank jose y
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Free admission, beautiful rooms with lots of history, air conditioned with clean public bathroom. It is definitely worth a visit and sign the guest book

Thank RawFitness
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

After several trips to merida we finally stopped at this museum. A interesting look at the way the upper class lived in years past. Well worth the quick stop.

Thank xcalakbonefish
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The place is very interesting to see as it shows living in XVII. However it takes less than 30 minutes to see, even when you take a moment to read descriptions and background information.

Thank Alejandro L
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The Casa de Montejo is a private building that is a bank and a museum. The entry is free and you can visit a couple of rooms of this mansion. Deserves a visit 15 minutes are enough.

Thank AnaRocha2014
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Stopping in this beautiful house-museum is a great decision during your visit to Merida! It is the first house of the city, the entrance is free and you can visit it in one hour. We took the free guided tour in Spanish and had an...More

Thank Carlos C
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