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Museo Casa de la Zacatecana

Independencia No. 59, Centro Historico, Queretaro, Mexico
442 224 0758
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Ranked #18 of 22 attractions in Queretaro
Type: Museums
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Windsor, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

As a museum this house is so so, but for sheer spookiness it can't be beat! The two skeletons that you can see through a plexiglass covered opening in the floor really brought home the reality of the murder(s) that took place here. Raised the hair on the back of my neck. I'm glad we went....not something you see every... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Didn't love it at all. It was pretty old, not perfectly maintaned. The lights should dimm when you entered in the room however the system was not working. The TV's used to present the crime plot were pretty old. Doesn't worth the visit!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you enjoy a mysterious legend and have a fancy for antiques, this museum is worth stopping by. You do have to pay an entrance fee and a small fee to take photos, but the house is full of furniture and collectibles from hundreds of years ago. It also has a nice lookout point on top where you can see... More

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Houston, Texas
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36 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

For those interested in history and decor this former private residence is a great place to see what life was like in Mexico in the mid 1800's.

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This museum has all sorts of antique furniture in it, but none of it pertains to the murder mystery that happened in the home. The home itself is beautiful architecturally. The staff seem more intent on making you pay for things like your camera than showing the videos about the murder mystery.

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Phoenix, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

La Casa de la Zacatecana, now a museum, is an old house with reminders of what Mexico was like centuries ago. One of the most popular legends in the house dates from the 17th century and its about a woman originally from the state of Zacatecas, who asked one of the servants of the house to kill her husband. Once... More

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