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Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal

31 | 30 Y 32, Izamal 97540, Mexico
+52 988 954 1012
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Izamal’s history and art has much to offer

Home to one of the largest pyramids in Mexico (200m square) with a flourishing church/convent built... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ferring, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great local art

While small in size the displayed objects were all well done and fascinating. Well worth the time... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Noblesville, Indiana
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31 | 30 Y 32, Izamal 97540, Mexico
+52 988 954 1012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home to one of the largest pyramids in Mexico (200m square) with a flourishing church/convent built on top of another pyramid, all in the centre of town. All the buildings are painted yellow - originally done back in 1993 to welcome Pope John Paul on...More

Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed 14 November 2017

While small in size the displayed objects were all well done and fascinating. Well worth the time and the token entrance fee, plus a nice place to cool off when touristing about.

Thank aerowood2016
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed walking around this small museum and looking at all the different examples of Mexican folk art. One aspect we really loved was the inclusion of a lot of information both about the specific pieces of art and about the origins of the...More

1  Thank Lizi S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very good quality of various types of arts from Mexico. Pottery, catrinas, weaving, jewelry from henequen spines or palm seeds or cow horns, musical instruments, sisal, tree of life, very good quality representation of each art style, technique, etc. Very small but worth the tour....More

1  Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a cute little mseum very professionally done with beautiful contemporary mexican craft. Do not miss it

Thank annetteapproved
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This wonderful air conditioned cultural center is right on the main square. It has a display of artisan goods from all over Mexico as well as very fine pieces from the region. The shop has excellent items for purchase. I highly recommend visiting this center...More

Thank neelokb
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Nice local and general Mexican folk art can be seen here. Its a small place and the pices are well selected. The store next door is also nice.

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A must place to visit¡ the museum is what i like the most, is a great collection of masters of the Mexican art, very colorfull and amazing pieces.the store is all handcraf from yucatan, mayan women made all the pieces from diferent materials and tecniques.the...More

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Centro Cultural y Artesanal have collected wonderful examples of mexican art not only from Yucatan but from all Mexico; beautiful, amazing pieces worth seeing and at the end or the beginning the gift shop where you can find the perfect gift for you or a...More

1  Thank MaleSolis
Reviewed 12 March 2016

A must see stop when in town! Located in the main plaza you will see the Cultural Center; on your left when facing the main chuch. It is very beautiful. The place is perfect for relaxation while learning more about Izamal. There´s a museum that...More

2  Thank Diana C
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