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Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

Calle 2 sur 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
+52 222 229 3850
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World class museum

World class in everyway. Fabulous collections of pre hispanic artifacts imaginatively displayed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
paulpnd
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Glossop,Derbyshire
Noteworthy permanent and temporary exhibits

While not huge, the museum´s permanent collections provide a comprehensive sense of the history of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George-and-Paul
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Puebla, Mexico
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This museum houses numerous artifacts and pieces of art from pre-Columbian and colonial times.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (19 reviews)
“rooftop cafe” (12 reviews)
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Calle 2 sur 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

World class in everyway. Fabulous collections of pre hispanic artifacts imaginatively displayed using modern technolodgy including a fabulous time line wall comparing different cultures around the world with Mexico. Interesting collection of modern art and temporary collections plus a fabulous rooftop café with first class...More

Thank paulpnd
Reviewed 1 week ago

While not huge, the museum´s permanent collections provide a comprehensive sense of the history of Puebla over the centuries. You never know what the temporary exhibits may offer, but always entertaining.

Thank George-and-Paul
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I gave the National anthropological museum a five star and after seeing Amparo museum I actually thin it may have been better. The exhibits are great and the artifacts are even more impressive. They have an are for children to do art work and if...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a great museum we went back for a second day. Our main interest is in archaeology and this museum did not let us down.

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Arrive early and skip the temporal exhibitions. At the end, grab a meal at the cafeteria located at the top.

Thank lore_iris
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

By far the best thing to see in Puebla. It should be number one. An awesome mixture of anthropology and modern art. It looks tiny from the outside, but it is massive. We ended up spending two hours (and we don't stop to see every...More

Thank Joel_Says
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum which is absolutely gorgeous! however if you need some attention and you are travelling with young children please do come to the museum and feel like there's the secret service following you around to every single room. More than once we were...More

Thank gabydelaoc
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Half colonial, half stunningly modern, this wonderful museum of Mexican culture is a must--from its beautiful, thematically-organized pre-hispanic rooms to its changing exhibitions of modern and post-modern art. Best of all, perhaps, is the view from the rooftop, which commands the entire city: the surrounding...More

Thank wfurman
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I was blown away by this museum, the quality of the displays, lighting, artwork, explanations... All superb! The top floor has a cafe that has a great view of a lot of the church domes and is a really pleasant place to stop by for...More

Thank SaskiaJoosse
Reviewed 11 August 2017

... a must see... very well arranged which makes for a nice 2 hour escape into mexican and columbian history...

Thank poonhill
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