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Museo de Artes Populares

Calle 3 Nte. at 12 Pte, Puebla, Mexico
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Ranked #25 of 30 Attractions in Puebla
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: This museum houses a wide variety of Mexican arts and crafts.
Attraction details
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: This museum houses a wide variety of Mexican arts and crafts.
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vancouver, bc
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I was expecting something different but enjoyed the exhibitions very much. Its worth finding out what is on show while you are Puebla. t costs 25 pesos to get in and was worth it!

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boston, ma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

This is a favorite place to visit. It hosts examples of all of the different artisan groups across Puebla state. It's been a bit dusty for some years but still interesting. It ends with the wonderful huge kitchen in which,legend says,mole poblano was invented by the nuns of the convent The highlight of the museum is this kitchen, which is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2008

The former convent of Santa Rosa is part of the attraction and the collection of local handicrafts is the other part. Both were interesting in their own way. You begin by getting your tickets in the beautiful courtyard which is worth seeing even if that is all you see. We had to go on a tour which turned out to... More 

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