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Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

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Address: 2 sur, 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
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Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: This museum houses numerous artifacts and pieces of art from pre-Columbian...
This museum houses numerous artifacts and pieces of art from pre-Columbian and colonial times.
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This museum has an incredible collection of pre-Columbian art. Be sure to rent the headset so you can hear descriptions in English (or your language). Do not miss a visit to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This museum has an incredible collection of pre-Columbian art. Be sure to rent the headset so you can hear descriptions in English (or your language). Do not miss a visit to the rooftop café where the views are amazing...a kaleidoscope of church spires and domes. The margarita wasn't great so just get a Coke. You won't be disappointed!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I visited the Mueso Amparo twice during my stay in Puebla. It took me two visits to see everything because I like to read all the information in museums. The main floor has a small exhibit on restoring art and a larger exhibit on prehispanic art. I think it has a nice little collection of prehispanic art. The second floor... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent museum with modern installations. Covers Pre-Columbian era, colonial era, and features temporary shows of contemporary art. When I was there there was a world-class show of the work of South African William Kentridge. Friendly and helpful staff. Excellent gift shop.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great exhibits - would have been even better if more included info in English as it is extensive and there is a whole lot of info to take in.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The museum was excellent and only 100 pesos for both of us, well laid out, well worth a visit. Really nice roof patio with fantastic views over the city - great for photographs.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I have been here several times. If you visit no other museum here, do this one. A lot of rotating exhibitions, and a fine collection of pre-Colombian artifacts. Also some fine restore 19th century rooms. Best of all, there is a splendid cafe on the roof with great views of the cathedral. Entry is about $4. Give it a couple... More 

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Grand Forks, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Went to see modern art at this beautifully situated and ultra modern building. the shows were current and well curated. The outdoor restaurant and rooftop space was stunning, both for its architecture and views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We have visited the Amparo museum on a Monday, it's one of the rare attractions to be open on a Monday, and it's free access on that day. On the ground floor, very nice prehispanic collection, well documented. Wonderful view on the historic district from the terrasse upstairs. Very pleasant museum.

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Puerto Escondido
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Excellent pre-hispanic museum with great curation and an excellent comparative time-line of world cultures

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Pikesville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautifully presented art. Terrace where you can see the city. Free admission on Mondays. I want there on Monday, so don't know the usual entrance fee.

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Additional Information about Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

Address: 2 sur, 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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