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Acapulco Historical Museum

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Address: Calle Hornitos, Acapulco, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 744 482.3828
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Description: This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.
This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.
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They had a temporary exhibit of impressionist work and Rodin sculptures. Be aware that with a student or teacher ID the entrance is free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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English first
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

They had a temporary exhibit of impressionist work and Rodin sculptures. Be aware that with a student or teacher ID the entrance is free.

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48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Interesting and informative....and air conditioning, which we all really enjoyed. Good displays, most of the information is in multiple languages.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This museum is a great way to pass a few hours and escape the heat of Acapulco. The signs are in English and Spanish and there is a lot of information on all the boards. The building itself is interesting and information is provided about it's history as well as the trade history of the port. This is not like... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

What a beautiful museum. Full of all the history of Acapulco. The view from the top of the building was beautiful.

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waky
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

go on a sunday dont have to pay to get in,if you would have paid to see relics,you would be very fed up,lots of empty cases,see much better,i thought the place had been robbed !

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

History always been my good subject to know different places was once again got time to see and enjoy in that place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

It's well organized and there you learn about the history of Acapulco and it's importance during the colonial period. You can learn about the importance of Acapulco for the strong interaction between the colonial Mexico and the colonial Philippines.

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Melbourne Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

The museum is built into the San Diego fortress, the most iconic historic spot in Acapulco. Well worth an hour's visit if you can read Spanish, and the view over the harbour, the Pacific and parts of the city are also worth the visit. Pity that that Acapulco has so little attention paid to its rich past- in the colonial... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

worthwhile museum, very well put together, gives great overview of Acapulco's history. Went with Sebastian from acapulcoforall.com who gave us extra information during the visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Located inside the San Diego Fort. It is very informative and interesting. A visit to Acapulco will be incomplete if you don't visit this museum.

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