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Address: Cortes Palace | Leyva 100, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 777 312-8171
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: This museum has exhibits on pre-Columbian indigenous cultures and the...
This museum has exhibits on pre-Columbian indigenous cultures and the Spanish conquests.
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The Palace of Hernán Cortés

The official name of this building is the Museo de Cuauhnahuac, but everyone in Cuernavaca calls it el palacio de Hernán Cortés. I already reviewed it under that name, so won't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The official name of this building is the Museo de Cuauhnahuac, but everyone in Cuernavaca calls it el palacio de Hernán Cortés. I already reviewed it under that name, so won't repeat my review here. It is well worth a visit. Remember, it is a small regional museum so don't expect it to be like the museums you've seen in... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

But there is so much more. This gem of an anthropology museum is interesting at every level. The architecture of the building spans centuries, it not only contains pre-hispanic artifacts but wonderful moments of the Mexican Revolution and Zapata who was a native of this area. But... the jewel is the Rivera Mural. Definitely worth having a guide or good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Visiting the Museo de Cuauhnahuac, also known as the Palacio de Cortes, was totally enjoyable. The "salas" allow you to see artifacts that allow you to better understand the history of the state of Morelos. Much care has been taken to explain the different periods of time and to display the artifacts in attractive manners. Additionally the murals by Diego... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Funny the beeing right in the city it is not very visited. I find it interesting and warranting the time spent there. Is a very classical pre hispanic center, with pyramids, temples and a good deal of history to it. Really if you are in Cuernavaca visit it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

One of the top things to see in downtown cuernavaca. A place to see any day of the week except monday. It doesn't cost much and you can likely see it all in 90 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

see my notes for palacio de Cortes as both are the same.

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Additional Information about Museo de Cuauhnahuac

Address: Address: Cortes Palace | Leyva 100, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 777 312-8171
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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