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Museo del Acero Horno3

Museo del Acero A.C. Museo del Acero Fundidora y Adolfo Prieto Sn, Obrera, Monterrey, Mexico
52 81 8126 1100
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Ranked #6 of 60 Attractions in Monterrey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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New York City, New York
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120 reviews 120 reviews
69 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I decided to try the canopy adventure tour at Museo del Acero Horno3 and thought I would post about it on Trip Advisor because I have not seen any other reviews on this activity. And its worth writing about! You take a freight elevator up about two thirds of the way to the top of the plant and then you... More 

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Taquara, RS
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I got impressed with this museum, it's one of the coolest places I've ever been. My father and I had great conversations with the museum guides about the history behind the steel industry in Mexico, they were very helpful and friendly, explaining everything and answering all of our questions. The views at the top of the building are as awesome... More 

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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I'm going to be honest here... I'm not a museum kind of person, but this museum in particular was very interesting. You have the option to take a guide if you want, they are students doing internship and mine had a very dull voice to be honest, also my husband was very excited about the place so he kept asking... More 

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Charleston, SC
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Just the thought of what was done here is amazing. They took an old steel mill, gutted it, and created a wonderful museum dedicated to steel and its production. The problem: you MUST go around with a guide, who explains every minute detail. You may not wander around by yourself, linger, etc., rather follow a guide. I found it off... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

You must allow yourself at least 4 hours to see everything. Very good for the kids in the interactive area. For my part I wanted to be in contact with that impressive piece of modern industry. Very good view on the top. You will even find there a fine restaurant.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Monterrey is often recognized by its steel industry now almost gone. One of the pillars that help this city grow and expand was the Fundidora Monterrey steel mill. With its blast furnaces and high chimney towers. One thing I remember most was that early in the morning you could see a blue flame coming out of one of this chimneys.... More 

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Los Osos, California
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28 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A very interesting structure and more information about the process of manufacturing steel than most people would ever want to know, as well as related history, presented in a mostly clear and entertaining fashion. The walkway on top of the structure offers a great view of the city.

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Monterrey, MX
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is one of the best science museums I've been to so far. It's very well set. It's essentially a restored old steel mill which was completely restored for display purposes, and you get to walk all around it with different exhibits all related to the process in which steel is made. The exhibitions are very well designed and maintained.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We only really went to kill some time and get out of the cold wet weather. But it was ok, 90 pesos buys your entrance and a museum guide , ours spoke english very well and was very informative. Its well kept and there is a show they do about how the furnace worked with lights and sounds and fire... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

If you want to fill in time or finish your Paseo Santa Lucia it is really worth it. You can get some real insight about hte life of the workers in this still factory. Educational

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