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Alhondiga de Granaditas

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A most do. Awesome talk before start the visit

Whether or not you know about the Mexican History it's a great place to visit. First thing to do... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
358humbertoz
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Cannot-miss for history buffs and people interested in Guanajuato

Amazing murals and art inside, with tons and tons of information about the Mexican revolution. An... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anthonyabl
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Houston, Texas
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This huge stone granary was the site of the first major Mexican victory against the Spanish in the War of Independence.
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Calle Mendizabal 6, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whether or not you know about the Mexican History it's a great place to visit. First thing to do inside, listen to the guy who tells you about the story of that place. He has been doing this for almost 16 years now. Besides picturing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing murals and art inside, with tons and tons of information about the Mexican revolution. An absolute must-see for an authentic Guanajuato experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank anthonyabl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful murals on the walls by a famous Mexican artist. Very interesting and well displayed historic items and art. When you purchase your tickets, and mention you speak English, they will give you laminated cards with English translations of all of the primary descriptions located...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

I enjoyed walking around this museum. It has some great exhibits and the overall feel of the place is very relaxed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bob A
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Wonderful history, but all info is in Spanish so may be best to take a tour if you are an English speaker.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Has some impressive murals on both floors but otherwise is a bit of a mish mash of Independence story displays and unrelated artwork to fill up the available exhibition gallery spaces.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kardy1
Reviewed January 24, 2019

This building, an old grain store finished just before the fight for Independence, is very much part of Mexican history. If interested you can read all about the history at that time yourself. In the 19th and early 20th century it was a prison, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KirkieClare
Reviewed January 24, 2019

This museum is authentic and well laid out. Very interesting and informative. History of this building is very interesting as well. For those who are concerned about the lack of English in this museum; you are in the colonial highlands of Mexico! This museum has...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BingySeattle
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Great paintings on the walls going up the stairs highlighting Hidalgo and other elements of the Mexican revolution. We stayed for about 45 minutes and it was well worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Doug B
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Free on Sundays to Mexicans or Permanent Residents. You HAVE to check your bags at the door so if don’t like that, don’t bring a bag here. Free tours are available (although expecting tips) on a regular basis throughout the day. Two floors full of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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