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Mask Museum

Cuesta de San Jose #32 | Cuesta de San Jose #32, Colonia Azteca San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
(415) 154 4324
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Lexington, Kentucky
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78 reviews 78 reviews
4 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Friends, I read the reviews on Trip Advisor and was compelled to give it a try. I was NOT disappointed!!! Finding it, however, whew..... My husband swore he knew where it was. When I found myself climbing a 45 degree hill for more than a half hour, I cursed him to within an inch of his life (I suggested several... More

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Buderim, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Bill, the host, is knowledgable and willing to spend time answering questions. Need to make an appointment.

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Excellent hosts at the museum. The museum is in a bed and breakfast with a great view! Allow plenty of time to see this extensive exhibit.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nothing like visiting a true Mask Collectors collection...these are masks from all over Mexico - all the mature mask cultures are represented. Funny, scary, artistic, primitive - they are all here. Plus the owner knows his stuff. Kids will love this - no touching though! These mask are true collectors items.

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Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have been to San Miguel 5 times and didn't know about this until we did best attractions in the city to see.I would rate it at the top. Bill the owner owns an incredible B & B, with superb views and behind this is a separate building with indigenous masks he has collected from all over Mexico for decades.... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have been collectors of masks over a number of trips --- Africa, Papua New Guinea, Bali, Ecuador, to name a few. That said, we were excited to see a mask museum rated so highly here in SMA. The reviews were correct ---- this is a great place. Having Bill actually be the tour director made it even better since... More

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

beautifully curated and displayed with video, artifacts and photos. You must make an appointment. You will learn more in an hour here than at any other small museum I know.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a must see. The whole mask collection is impressive. The history of the masks is so interesting.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is one of the most memorable experiences of our trip! A word of advice: They really do need you to make a reservation. This is a private residence, so in spite of the fact that this is a world class mask collection, it's still someone's home. We did not realize a reservation was required, but the proprietor was lovely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Mask museum was interesting and it helped that it was housed in an absolutely stunning B&B. Worth the trip up the hill and the 50 peso donation.

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