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Museo Nacional del Virreinato

Plaza Hidalgo N 99 | Barrio San Martín, Tepotzotlan C.P. 54600, Mexico
58 76 02 45/27 70/92 12
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A Spanish Colonial Period Must See

Housed in the former Saint Francis Jesuit College, this is probably the best collection of Spanish... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
gbruels
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Friday Harbor, Washington
A Hidden Jewel - National Museum of Viceroyalty(New Spain)

One of the best museums I've visited lately, a hidden jewel of Spaniard / Mestizo colonial art... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
MikeFJones
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Beijing, China
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Plaza Hidalgo N 99 | Barrio San Martín, Tepotzotlan C.P. 54600, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Housed in the former Saint Francis Jesuit College, this is probably the best collection of Spanish Colonial art in Mexico, all housed in a spectacular building with lots of salons, courtyards, grand staircases, etc. The collection predates the Spanish Conquest through the expansion of New...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

One of the best museums I've visited lately, a hidden jewel of Spaniard / Mestizo colonial art, superb exhibits and more. The best part are those baroque altarpieces inside, worth for a 1000 pictures and incredible detailed. They also include a couple of exhibits including...More

Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This museum is located on the site of an old school, then convent made by the Spanish after the conquer of Mexico, is big, is on the same building of the cathedral of Tepozotlan, the chapel is gorgeous if you like baroque style. Is big...More

Thank Egomezmx
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Jesuit temple and ex-convent of San Francisco Xavier who hosts the Museo Nacional del Virreinato is a must seen place to visit when in Tepotzotlán. The main chapel of the former convent has one of the most beautiful baroque altars in the world !!!...More

Thank Mijarega
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

If you have a chance to get to Topotzotlan, which is north of Mexico City...GO! This museum is really fabulous, full of history and has a wonderful collection, not to mention the venue which is an old convent. The sanctuaries you will visit on the...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The church and several chapels are truly breathtaking, but the museum is very basic and lacks lots of information, also it seems that the museum hasnt got a restoration in several years!! Its not bad but there are many other places better than this such...More

Thank Gustavo F
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The Museo del virreinato in tepozotlan features the church, restaurant and the old franciscan monks diferentes grounds. It had the original salto del agua sculpture which is replicated in México city. The tower lights up at night over looking the plaza. A must while in...More

Thank lforest
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The Museo Nacional del Virreinato is definitely worth a stop if for nothing else than to see the Baroque Colonial Church. So much gold (or at least gold paint!). It's very educational and gives perspective on the Spanish influence (for lack of a better word)...More

Thank MRK321
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time walking around .. Looking the little stores around and enjoying a delicious ice cream. I would suggest just to spend one day

Thank Jairo S
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We went here for a concert in December, the setting was beautiful, children playing out in the gardens, hot and sunny weather, and from what I saw of the actual palace, beautiful. I'd love to go back and explore in more detail! I visited with...More

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