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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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Great cllection !

Great way to spend a couple of hours !The owners have traveled far and wide to gather this collection ! Very nicely presented !

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Christian F
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Oxford,Ms
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Oxford,Ms
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great way to spend a couple of hours !The owners have traveled far and wide to gather this collection ! Very nicely presented !

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Long island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Mask Museum, located on a steep inclined street (mobility challenged folks take note, but it's all in the attitude) earlier this visit. A trove of collected pieces from around Mexico by a man who goes to great lengths and his wife who is extremely knowledgeable about meso-American textiles and crafts. The building which houses their collection itself... More 

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Thank calvero
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a private collection of Mexican festival masks which has been created in the owner's home. The home is charming and the collection is probably unique. The owner gives an interesting talk about the masks and his work collecting them over the years. His wife also speaks about her work with indigenous artists. The masks are spectacular and it... More 

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chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting morning can be spent here viewing one man's dedication to collecting Mexican masks actually used in ceremony. You must call to secure a place in one of the frequent tours and be aware it is situated at the top of a very steep street. Many will prefer taking a cab ride to the door. A small admission... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't remember having been to a mask museum before. This one is very comprehensive and informative. I think that I had assumed beforehand that these masks related to old native traditions but in fact that background seems very similar to some aspects of British folk traditions and relates to Christian times

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Thank Stephen W
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the owners who collects masks will be your tour guide of his masks in a beautiful rustic colonial building, making the experience more profound. Very educated in the culture of Mexico and its Indigenous peoples. Well worth the visit and the entrance fee is very reasonable.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard some rave reviews but I put off visiting because it just wasn't my idea of a good time. I was wrong. The place is fascinating. The tour is excellent. I am now a fan

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

There were 3 enjoyable parts to this visit. #1. The Bed and Breakfast owned and run by the Mask Collector, #2 The Mask Collection and mask for sale, #3 The Folk Art Talk by the owner of the B & B. The folk art in the Casa de la Cuesta B&B where the museum tour begins is worth the trip... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This is a very interesting experience with Bill who is very knowledgeable! Go you won't regret doing it! And buy a mask!

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Oshkosh, WI
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We have taking our tour groups to the Mask Museum. It is a very unique private museum that is worth seeing. We have already planned a visit for our next group in 2016.

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