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Address: La Paz, Mexico
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Informative museum detailing Mexico's rich history.

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nothing fancy

Nothing fancy, but a nice little history of the area, etc. Unfortunately it was 1/2 closed when we were there due to hurricane damage, but would be worth the visit when fully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
d0m1n4t3
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San Diego, California
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Berryton, KS
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mostly closed for remodeling. The guide we had was good, but I was there with grandkids and a little disappointed.

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Laguna Beach, California
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I'm not really big on museums but I do go to them and always find something to learn and a reason to be impressed. I am probably bias on this one because our friends have personal history in that museum so it was great to see & hear her family legacy. Good location, not big so you can pop in... More 

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Ottawa
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went to this museum because the Lonely Planet gave this supposed anthropology and history museum a glowing write up. Don't believe them. It was the most disappointing visit to a museum in our lives. Three stories of dilapidated exhibits with no signs or information of any kind. Dioramas of dubious credibility (were there really sabre-toothed tigers on the Baha... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nothing fancy, but a nice little history of the area, etc. Unfortunately it was 1/2 closed when we were there due to hurricane damage, but would be worth the visit when fully open.

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Thank d0m1n4t3
The heart of Ohio
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Interesting history of Mexico and the Baja. The staff speaks little English, so brush up on your Spanish!

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Thank lers
Toronto, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The museum is a mixed bag of various exhibits such as a flag of the Republic of Sonora, a diorama of the first humans in these lands, pictures of Pancho Villa etc. IF you are a history buff and have 45 minutes..

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Oakland CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We hired a guide to take us around La Paz, our tour included the Museum. I was very impressed with the exhibits which explained the history of La Paz and all of Baja CA. Very informative.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The museum does a great job of bringing the history of Baja to life. Had a great afternoon there. The displays are in English and Spanish with prehistory as well as post Spanish occupation.

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Grand Rapids
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Not the best museum but it is definately worth a look. Lots of pictures and diaramas on three floors, which for the most part are well done. The native american cultures memorbilia and especially the pictographs are interesting. We do speak a little Spanish, so the staff really were very helpful in explaining things and answering question. Before you leave... More 

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La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Its a beautiful building in an old part of town its historical and a good way to beat the heat. It can be an eye opener when you think of how many times these people had to fight for their independance. I do love this culture.

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