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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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Very nice museum

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Torreon, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The museum has some great galleries, but the roof top terrace had to be my favorite! Was the perfect place to relax after walking through the museum!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We loved the museum! They restyled the inner rooms and the result was incredible! Good expositions that really opened our eyes, great terrace (don't miss the opportunity to drink a beer with that beautiful landscape) and in general, everything was great! The only opportunity... The security ladies, they should be more sensitive with the people.

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The museum itself is really nice but in my opinion what is worth is the amazing terrace they have!! It is breathtaking and absolutely beautiful! Do not miss it! You can see all the churches and rooftops from above!!! My favorite terrace in the city! I love to get drinks here!

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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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