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Address: Cuesta de San Jose #32 | Cuesta de San Jose #32, Colonia Azteca San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number: (415) 154 4324
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Hidden Treasure!

This was my third trip to San Miguel and I had never heard of it. What a trip highlight. You'll need to call ahead to reserve. And then, you'll want to leave plenty of time to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was my third trip to San Miguel and I had never heard of it. What a trip highlight. You'll need to call ahead to reserve. And then, you'll want to leave plenty of time to arrive in case you make a wrong turn getting there. The masks are exquisite, but the stories - told do beautifully by the Museum's... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

While the Mask Museum is a unique site in San Miguel, what is even more compelling, is the labor of love property and the wonderful owners! I had the privilege of attending one of the many community events sponsored by this wonderful couple who often give back so much to the community. Go have breakfast or a meal there, enjoy... More 

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billyheidi, Owner at Mask Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words but just to clarify, breakfasts at Casa de la Cuesta B&B are served only to our house guests. We do not offer restaurant services. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

well I usually travel by myself so selfie is a must in my case! Especially a selfie with all demons and angels hahah its amazing place a very good quality of art and colors I did thousans masq selfie so my all friends love it on instagram and FB.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Bill has an amazing collection of mask in his museum. It is truly amazing, I would highly recommend for anyone visiting San Miguel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I just showed up at the address, not knowing that it was by appointment only. The owners were gracious and let me in and allowed me to do the tour! Such an interesting way to have a glimpse into the rich history and culture of this region!! A must see!

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Edmonton, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wow! What an amazing private collection of Mexican dancing masks. The organization of this small museum is astounding. OVER 650 masks from various regions of the country are assembled according to type along with film footage of some of the ceremonial dances in which they were worn. There is a lot of information presented in a coherent manner. In addition... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Mask Museum is a must-see! It is only open by appointment, but it's definitely worth the effort to arrange a visit. It has 500 masks attractively displayed, and Bill, the owner, has a wealth of information about the masks. I especially enjoyed the videos of dance ceremonies from many different regions of Mexico.

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Rosarito, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Just another little place to se if you like Art. San Miguel has small shops around and a lot of little things to see . Take comfortable shoes to walk around a lot.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

What makes this tour special is that the man who has spent years collecting the masks, leads the tour of the museum. His insights into the ceremonies, and his obvious affection for the cultures from which they come, makes the tour an engaging learning experience. The masks in the collection are special because all (over 500) have been worn in... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It is an old casa converted linto a b&b. The owner is an expert on masks from all over central Mexico.

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Address: Cuesta de San Jose #32 | Cuesta de San Jose #32, Colonia Azteca San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number: (415) 154 4324
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende

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