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Acapulco Historical Museum

Calle Hornitos, Acapulco, Mexico
+52 744 482 3828
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This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pottery” (2 reviews)
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Calle Hornitos, Acapulco, Mexico
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+52 744 482 3828
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

This museum offered very excellent insight and knowledge that we never knew. Fantastic displays of early success with trade partners from the East going back to 1450 to 1600. The inhabitants were trading with Japan and China when the USA was discovered!

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Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

a great history lesson in an hr. air conditioned, well laid out bays. really aurthentic stuff from the spanish visits. go with someone who knows the place and then its more interesting a good afternoon outing.

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

The fort was built to protect the ships that went back and forth to the Filippines for over 300 years to protect them from pirates, etc. The trade between Asia and Mexico was spectacular. Mexico sent a lot of gold, silver, corn, beans, chiles and...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Ok maybe its just because I am a bit of a history buff, but every museum in Acapulco is so proud to display their history. It seem really well captured in this area and is displayed in such an interesting manner. I can't rave enough...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

I live in the east bay of Northern California by San Francisco and we have great museums that take hours to go through. But this museum is small and quaint and our guide, Elvira, made our tour fun and interesting by pointing out special features...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Took some out of town friends. They like history so they really enjoyed. The views are wonderful in all directions.

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

The old fort is very well maintained and steep in history through hundreds of years with all information in Spanish and English. Very impressive

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

we went to this museum as part of a Acapulco city tour. The Fort was amazing and it was so awesome to see all of the artifacts that at the museum. we were told they were all original. there is so much history in Acapulco...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

What a wonderful idea! Put your history museum in an historic fort overlooking Acapulco Bay! This is a wonderful museum with interesting and fascinating exhibits and artifacts. Having it inside a historic structure just adds to the whole experience! Air-conditioned and well-kept this is a...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic museum located in the Fort San Diego. Wonderful views of the water and city from the fort. Lovely gift shop with many great souvenirs and art as well as books for the history buff.

Thank Paige E
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