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National Museum of Regional Masks (Museo Nacional de la Mascara)

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Address: Calle Villerias 2, San Luis Potosi 78000, Mexico
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IMMENSE MASKS COLLECTION

Located in San Luis Potosi´s center. It is an antique, beautiful house turned into a museum. You can appreciate masks from the pre hispanic period and other periods, as well as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
EMILE D
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like art, and especially masks, take 45 min-1hr and enjoy this museum. Have been to other such museums; this one had some unusual ones!

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in San Luis Potosi´s center. It is an antique, beautiful house turned into a museum. You can appreciate masks from the pre hispanic period and other periods, as well as tradicional costumes wore by natives of the region. The masks colection is immense and you travel through time when walking through the areas of the museum. Entrance fee $3.... More 

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Thank EMILE D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I love this building as it was one of the first houses built here. Beautiful architecture! They have a good display of mask from different regions as well as local. On the second floor there is a display of traditional women and men's clothing from the region. You can also find musical instruments, like drums. And they have a small... More 

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Mexico City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This private mansion has been beautifully renovated and is well worth a trip just to marvel at the architecture.. and the mask collection is a plus. Well worth the visit!

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Morelia, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The museum called "Mini Versailles" among tour guides in San Luis Potosi is located in "Plaza del Carmen" within footsteps of "Templo de Nuestra Señora del Carmen". The actual building is beautiful on the outside and inside. The masks are located on two different stories and in different halls. The actual museum has a section dedicated permanently to masks and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This gorgeous museum (the building too) provides quality and English descriptions vs the quantity and gorgeous setting in Zacatecas. SEE BOTH!!!

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Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

My son married a lovely SLP young woman at this museum yesterday. The museum staff were very helpful, respectful, and anxious to please. This is a charming historic place and a delightful spot for a wonderful charming union of lives and families.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a MUST for tourists and native SLP alike. Such history, variety and most importantly imagination. The beautiful historic building is an added bonus. Loved it!

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Washington, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is a great way get to understand a part of the culture in Mexico - the building is beautiful and very clean and well kept. The display is wonderful and can be quickly if you just want to view, or it can take hours if you really want to learn. I have to go back and do the upper... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

There a lot of masks and weird sculptures. It is pretty cool. I would stop by as it doesn't take too long to go through all of them. It is also pretty cheap: $1-2.

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