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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

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Address: Gurrion at Alcala | Plaza Santa Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico
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A Decent Museum but Could Use More Focus

The museum has a wide range of exhibits about the Oaxacan culture and you can spend hours here if you are really interested in the subject. It would benefit from a little more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum has a wide range of exhibits about the Oaxacan culture and you can spend hours here if you are really interested in the subject. It would benefit from a little more focus as very little space was devoted to each topic. A highlight was the building itself which is part of the complex at Santo Domingo.

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Lakewood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small but very nice museum on the grounds of this park. Well worth the visit including the hike through the park

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The setting was a bit dark for my eyes. I had trouble finding the treasures from Monte Alban. Interpretation signs are only in Spanish.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss this place it's huge and fascinating Looks over the botanical garden which looks amazing The building itself is worth the entrance fee

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Agreeing with many people on Trip Advisor, this is definitely a place to visit. I definitely believe that the amount of culture behind all of the artifacts will please any traveler looking to have a good time in Oaxaca. Go Here!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Filled of artifacts that will blow your mind, this museum really deserves a visit. It is not that big so a couple of hours will be enough. Awesome expositions.

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Roseburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the extent of this museum. It was interesting and beautiful. It is also just nice to wander around in. Beautiful.

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not exceptional but interesting museum nonetheless. Has great views of the cacti in the etnobiological gardens next door.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful museum, almost didn't get there, but it was an Oaxaca City trip highlight as it turned out. Architecture is stunning, exhibits are so very well done, but views from every area was lovely! So glad I took in this site - allow yourself a good amount of time, you can get lost wandering in awe for hours!

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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are fascinating. One sees the history of the independence of Mexico as shown by the important men who led the revolution. There is also the artifacts from the pre Spanish periods dating back to Zapotec periods. Also has a wonderful view of the botanical garden.

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