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Museo de Historia Mexicana

Dr Coss 445 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
2033 9898
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Ranked #7 of 60 attractions in Monterrey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Monterrey, Mexico
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Go on a Sunday or Tuesday when there is a free entrance. The exhibits are nice and the new Castas display is very good.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I was very impressed with this museum. It's in a charming area, the staff are very helpful (even in your Spanish is not great), and the exhibits are engaging.

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Montpelier, Vermont
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Spend a day in this stunning, modern museum with a modest-sized, yet historically and artistically impressive collection and you will not be disappointed. The building itself is worth the visit. It is gleaming white, with sharp soaring angles that will almost stop you in your tracks, and a wonderful location within view of the national palace and literally just steps... More

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Edinburg, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The building itself is a wonderful expression of Modern arquitecture. At this moment there are three expositins, one is thhe Belle Epoque with artifacts, dresses and furniture of the Belle Epoce. There is a recently opened new wing of the donation of a privatly owened collection of paintings of the Castas, a MUST. Then the rest of the Museum has... More

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takeitallin14
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

They really have this set up in a great way of moving through Mexican history. Great exhibits and a large array of things to see inside. Well worth it.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

It is a must for people interested in history and culture. You can learn the particular history from monterrey and Noroeste Mexicano. The fee is cheap and includes parking.

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Lancaster, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

this was a nice little museum that you are able to go through in about an hour. Since we do not speak Spanish, it was helpful that we knew some history of Texas and Mexico before going. The items on display are terrific and in good preserved condition. The only downside are the rest rooms. Both men's and women's had... More

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monterrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

You can learn the different old cultures of Mexico like the aztecs and the Mayans. The old pieces where really beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

They have a very well planned expositions and very informative, great place to know Mexican culture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

A free museum that allows to see the whole mexican history, from the Mayas to the present time. Don´t miss it.

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