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Cultural Center of Ensenada

Address: Ensenada, Mexico
Phone Number: (646) 176-43-10
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Ensenada
Type: Museums
Owner description: Housed in an old casino, this center contains space to be rented out for public events, but also...
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Housed in an old casino, this center contains space to be rented out for public events, but also has a natural history museum that can be seen for US$1.
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Lexington, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This was built originally by the Hurst family to be the larger than Monte Carlo. It only made it to #5, but you will be amazed in the detail of the wood designs and artwork throughout the facility.

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temple city
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The building is beautiful but not worth a stop. The interior court yard is filled with vendors trying to sell their goods , nothing interesting just a old casino short history of this building from the tour guide.

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San Diego, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you live in California, Ensenada is at your fingertips... Come visit and ENJOY a TASTE OF MEXICO!

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Oundle, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is a lovely old building, built originally as a hotel and casino and visited by the rich and famous in its past history. Our guide described the development of the building, now used for cultural events and it's place in history as the birthplace of the Margarita cocktail. A small market is outside selling tourist nicknacks of reasonable quality... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
67 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

It was originally built as a gambling casino & luxury hotel in the 1930s. According to our guide it was the biggest Casino in the world. It was shut down when Mexico banned gambling but was restored through the combined efforts of the state government and the private sector. Today it is mostly used for cultural events and exhibitions. Try... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Lovely, historical location with classic architecture, well kept and gorgeous! Our tour guide gave us the historical background on some of the lovely rooms that are currently utilized for special events. We were shown photos of the lovely lady that the margarita was named for and given FREE samples! They also produce wine and served beer. The wrought iron and... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the walking through the grounds as well as inside. Best to go on your own and enjoy at your leisure. Hurrying through on a tour skips over so many of the interesting features.

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California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
30 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We just happened to walk by after our visit to town back to the cruise ship. This white building caught our attention and we walked into this empty museum. A very nice lady met us in the office/store area. We paid our $2 pp fees for the museum and enjoyed a very nice visit of this informative museum. There were... More 

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HURON, OHIO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We took a ships tour to visit two vineyards one of which is listed here. We were impressed with the amount of wine produced by these wineries. The quality of the wine is comparable to Napa Valley wines. After the tour we were both given a complimentary bottle of wine to take home. Although the area is not spectacular in... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We had a 'last port of call' at Ensenada with our HAL Hawaiian cruise and we took the excursion (about 3 hours) that drove us around Ensenada (other than the university it's not much to see, at least on that tour drive), and then we went to the Cultural Centre and so glad we booked this. I must say the... More 

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