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Acapulco Historical Museum

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Address: Calle Hornitos, Acapulco, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 744 482.3828
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This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego....

This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.

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Historical City Tour of Acapulco
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Acapulco Half-Day Orientation City Tour

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Amazing History and Artifacts

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Paige E
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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Summerland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I already reviewed this under the Fort of San Diego. I would love to go back and spend more time there. By the way, the signs are in English as well as Spanish

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Before I entered this museum I (as a European) did not know much about the extensive trade between the Spanish colonies and Asia. Acapulco as one of the main centers of this Manila connection with the Philippines, Japon and China has an interesting story to tell about that time when the big Spanish ships crossed the Pacific Ocean which took... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The architecture of the building is very interesting, an old port that used to be held down in Mexico. Windows know cover the posts guards would lay out with rifles and atop of the building is a terrace with cannons. At the top of the museum, the terrace allows you to take in breathtaking views of Acapulco also. The trip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

They had a temporary exhibit of impressionist work and Rodin sculptures. Be aware that with a student or teacher ID the entrance is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Interesting and informative....and air conditioning, which we all really enjoyed. Good displays, most of the information is in multiple languages.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This museum is a great way to pass a few hours and escape the heat of Acapulco. The signs are in English and Spanish and there is a lot of information on all the boards. The building itself is interesting and information is provided about it's history as well as the trade history of the port. This is not like... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

What a beautiful museum. Full of all the history of Acapulco. The view from the top of the building was beautiful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

go on a sunday dont have to pay to get in,if you would have paid to see relics,you would be very fed up,lots of empty cases,see much better,i thought the place had been robbed !

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

History always been my good subject to know different places was once again got time to see and enjoy in that place

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