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Reviving the past century

Its a revival entering those homes with their fully furnished with all the giltted decoration... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MariaR8313
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This wonderful building dates back to the 16th century and was a private residence until 1970. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Facing the main square in Merida, this extraordinary building dates back to 1549 and is built with intricate artistry in the Spanish Plateresque style.
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Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a revival entering those homes with their fully furnished with all the giltted decoration and luxurious customs back on the 1800s

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MariaR8313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful building dates back to the 16th century and was a private residence until 1970. It is now a bank, but some rooms are open to visit - free of charge - during bank opening hours. Go see them as they are wonderful and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terence B
Reviewed November 5, 2018

The Museo Casa Montejo will educate you on a great deal of the history of the region. Completely fascinating. Looks like they still live there. A real find for history buffs and just curious travelers as well. Free is also a nice price.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wgpworm
Reviewed September 12, 2018

It's free and small, so this will be a great place for young child who have short attention span. There are a lot of details to see, so they won't get bored. For little older child like mine (8 yo) it was a good place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DoraExplore
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Super cool little museum/ restored hacienda that is presented in the same manner in which would have been lived. Take a break from the heat in AC rooms, enjoy the stunning decor and all for free. Worth the 20 mins or so it takes to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zev and Sam F
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Casa Montejo is a small, free museum. It is done superbly. You can walk through the furnished rooms of Montejo's house and observe the beautiful furniture and art. There is a small art exhibit upstairs. The gift shop is beautiful. You need to check your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sf56lovetotravel
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Wonderful free old historical building. Nice people at the desk. Lots of nice stuff to see but not much time needed. Did I mention free? Must see when walking around the Zocalo.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Monteverdeguy
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Worth a look if you're in the Zócalo, which you will be at some point. Beautiful outer facade and inside some of the Montejo collection. More exciting are the photo exhibitions of Mexican life.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Yunus M
Reviewed May 24, 2018

And also a good place to cool off ! It is now a bank but there are many rooms in one wing you can visit. Free entry, times of guided tours posted where you sign the visitors' book. In room info in English. Lovely colonial...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Veronica014
Reviewed May 9, 2018

A nice, free museum that will give insight to how the upper class lived in Merida. Self-guided tours, some air-conditioned.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Clancy W
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