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Southern Mexico - Museums

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Ranked #1 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Museums

This museum has its entrance just to the north of Sto Domingo churchs entrance. It is on the same plaza as the church and part of the same building, the attached old convent... more »

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Ranked #2 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum, located in a building allegedly built by Hernán Cortés, includes a large collection of Zapotec Indian artifacts... more » Owner description: This museum, located in a building allegedly built by Hernán Cortés, includes a large collection of Zapotec Indian artifacts among other exhibits. « less
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Ranked #3 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Museums

Like many museums in Oaxaca, this museum is open at night as well as the daytime. One can stroll around town to the Zocalo and then down Independencia and up to Morelos and visit... more »

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Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #4 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
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Ranked #5 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #6 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
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Museo de Trajes Regionales (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #7 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums

One of the unique experiences for travelers to San Cristobal is the opportunity to see the  personal collection of Mayan textiles known as the Museo de Trajes Regionales (museum... more »

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Museo del ambar Lilia Mijangos (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #8 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
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Museo del Ambar (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #9 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: ; Art Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
This small amber museum has a cheap gift shop with various objects made from amber.
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Ranked #10 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
This museum has permanent exhibits of five well-known Oaxacan artists and also has a rotating collection of modern exhibits.
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Museo Centro Cultural Altos de Chiapas (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #11 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
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El Chorreadero (Chiapa de Corzo)
Ranked #12 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Waterfalls; Museums
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Mayan Medicine Museum (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #13 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #14 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Specialty Shops; Museums
Owner description: With 3 locations across the street from the Oaxaca's Regional Museum and famous Santo Domingo church on Macedonio Alcala,... more » Owner description: With 3 locations across the street from the Oaxaca's Regional Museum and famous Santo Domingo church on Macedonio Alcala, one in Monte Alban Archeological site and the workshop loacted at Porfirio Diaz street downtown, these jewelry boutiques sells reproductions of the jewelry found in Monte Alban's famous Tomb 7 as well as beautiful and very unique designer's jewelry and also unique hand made filigree jewelry in 14K guarantee gold and 0.925 silver, you'll receive a free workshop tour with your purchase.We also have another boutiques at Guadalajara, Hilton's Hotel lobby, San Miguel de Allende, Correo 8 Street and Mahahual,Quintana Roo. « less
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Museo Mesoamericano del Jade (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #15 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
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Ranked #16 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
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Mirador de la Escuela SolMaya (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #17 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
Owner description: A lookout place with a great view over San Cristobal. You can see all of the most important monuments, churches, temples and... more » Owner description: A lookout place with a great view over San Cristobal. You can see all of the most important monuments, churches, temples and almost the whole city from there. Excellent location for making the best photos. Open from 9:00 to 2:00 and from 4:00 to 7:00 For more information, contact Nolberto or Romeo at SolMaya Language & Arts School. « less
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Museo de la Marimba (Tuxtla Gutierrez)
Ranked #18 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
El Museo del Cafe (Tuxtla Gutierrez)
Ranked #19 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
Ranked #20 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Ranked #21 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
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Ranked #22 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
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Ranked #23 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Museo Xolo (Oaxaca)
Ranked #24 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
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Ranked #25 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #26 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
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Galeria Studio Cerrillo (San Cristobal de las Casas)
Ranked #27 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
Owner description: Galeria Studio Cerrillo was founded in 2002 to allow the talented and varied artist of Chiapas an outlet for their visual... more » Owner description: Galeria Studio Cerrillo was founded in 2002 to allow the talented and varied artist of Chiapas an outlet for their visual works to be presented in a professional and classic manner. Since then the gallery has had over 40 exhibitions showcasing artist from Mexico and around the world. The gallery is the only full time cultural space dedicated to the plastic artist in San Cristobal. « less
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Museo Del Textil (Palenque)
Ranked #28 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 36 Museums in Southern Mexico
Category: Museums
Owner description: Nocheztlicalli promotes and improves the production of Dye Cochineal and cactus to generate opportunities for vulnerable... more » Owner description: Nocheztlicalli promotes and improves the production of Dye Cochineal and cactus to generate opportunities for vulnerable people from rural communities of Mexico. The Organization seeks to establish solid foundations to increase the production of Dye Cochineal as a social development initiative. Tour in Spanish is on Monday and Saturday, at 9 am a 3 pm. Cost is 50 pesos and is one hour long. You learn a whole lot about the dye cochineal. « less
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: This private collection of Mayan textiles and ceremonial costumes is open to the public. Tours are given by appointment with... more » Owner description: This private collection of Mayan textiles and ceremonial costumes is open to the public. Tours are given by appointment with the owner, Sergio Castro, in English, French, Italian and Spanish daily at 7 pm. Most pieces are gifts from the many people Sergio has helped over his 50 years of humanitarian work in Chiapas -- building schools and clean water systems, and providing wound care to people with serious burns. « less
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