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Address: Zaragoza 397, Veracruz, Mexico
Phone Number: 2-931-8410
Description: This museum documents the social and political history of Veracruz and...
This museum documents the social and political history of Veracruz and also contains a small collection of indigenous artifacts.
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A great history of the area! With films, models, even archaological finds. Very thorough, and very regional. A very friendly guide gave a free tour. Stop in here first thing, it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
44 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A great history of the area! With films, models, even archaological finds. Very thorough, and very regional. A very friendly guide gave a free tour. Stop in here first thing, it's a great intro. The best site in town.

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Alpine, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I used to live in Veracruz and I attended Toastmasters on Monday nights at this museum. The museum curator ran the Toastmasters and he was full of knowledge about the founding of the city. He spoke eloquently about topics from Augustin Lara to the Olmecs. He'll make time for you if you ask to speak to him. He is called... More 

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boise, id
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

it was fun to learn a little about the history of Veracruz and the building it's housed in is pretty.

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Hoodsport
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

A presentation of pre-columbian and after the conquistidors. The sidwalk outside is a moseic of the history.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Small but pleasant museum showing the overall history of Veracruz.

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Dallas
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123 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

If you visit Veracruz, this should be one of your stops to explore. A short walk from the Zocalo, you will be greeted by a very friendly and enthusiastic lady at the gates. She will not let you pass without signing her visitor's book and thorough coment on your visit as you leave. A one to two hour history lesson... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

We were in Veracruz for a few days so why not take a look at the city museum. After all it was free too. Parts of the museum did focus on history of the city and surrounding area going way back to before the Spanish arrived. In addition, it showed loads of examples of the social and cultural history of... More 

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