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Na Bolom Cultural Centre

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Address: Vicente Guerrero 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Description: The former home of Frans and Trudy Blom, a Danish couple that worked to...
The former home of Frans and Trudy Blom, a Danish couple that worked to save the region's forests and native inhabitants, is now the headquarters of a foundation dedicated to continuing their work and also includes a museum.
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A beautiful house with he exhibits are well laid out. The gardens are magnificent, and the gift shop has items from indigenous craftsmen at incredibly low prices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Avdover, New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A beautiful house with he exhibits are well laid out. The gardens are magnificent, and the gift shop has items from indigenous craftsmen at incredibly low prices.

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Berkeley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great 15 minute film on the Lacondon Jungle, indigenous peoples and the story of an anthropologist and photographer who devoted their lives to the area. Takes 1 to 1.5 hours, REALLY worth it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Cute little museum with a lot of artefacts despite its little size but sadly not enough explanation for an English speaking tourist.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Interesting place and history of Mr.Blom but the place is a bit run down and the exhibits could be renovated. It is worth visiting to learn his history and to help them with the entrance fee.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It is a nice old hacienda, the place is well preserved it is beautiful,you have to buy your tickets across the street, nevertheless, there is not much to see in the museum...

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Manhattan, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A very well preserved old hacienda and museum. Make sure to visit the gardens behind the house. All very atmospheric and definitely one of the best attractions in town. Do watch the movie at the beginning of your visit, as it gives all the necessary information about the place and the activities of its owners, both fascinating people.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a curious place. A kind of shrine to a Danish archeologist and his wife who fell in love with Mayan culture, mapped it, collected it, and left it behind for all the visit. If you are interested in the Maya by all meaks spend an hour or so of your time there. Admission free or very cheap.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Definitely visit this place if you have time. Very Interesting, but not as wonderful as I had expected...I had heard so much about it and set my expectations really high.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

before going, I would advise reading the book: chasing mayan dreams, adventure in the mexican rainforest, which explains how Franz and Gertrude bloem started their work with the lacandon indians. Amazing pictures :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place. So pretty. Awesome art collection and many interesting artifacts. Such love. See for yourself.

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