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Acapulco Historical Museum

Calle Hornitos, Acapulco, Mexico
52 744 482.3828
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Ranked #7 of 44 Attractions in Acapulco
Type: History Museums
Description: This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.
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  • English first
  • French first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Trondheim, Norway
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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215 reviews 215 reviews
49 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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