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Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende)

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2nd floor shows how ignacio and his family were living, in 1st floor you learn more about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
405anttiv
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Hands on learning -- San Miguel's role in the Mexican revolution

This is an opportunity for history to come alive. See photos and paintings of the family that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national hero.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd floor shows how ignacio and his family were living, in 1st floor you learn more about the Inssurection and how ignacio was killed. On sundays there is no fee for visiting the house.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an opportunity for history to come alive. See photos and paintings of the family that lived in the house. Learn about Ignacio Allende and Victor Hidalgo--both seeing the desperate need for a revolution but with vastly different backgrounds.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bonni C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum presents, in a very structured and concise way, events that triggered The Independence. It’s very interesting and interactive.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 428cintiad
Reviewed March 24, 2019

So much put together in an interesting and engaging manner--and it all happened Right HERE! I had known only the barest outlines of the Mexican revolution, but an hour and a half at this museum taught me twice again what I had known, and also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shariann L
Reviewed March 15, 2019

A fine house of the Allende family. Ignacio was a leader of the revolution and a tour of this house is steeped in the history. Best way to begin to understand how it all began. Together with Fr. Juan San Miguel their names lends themselves...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

This is an interesting museum highlighting the history of San Miguel and their leaders. Unfortunately, the only English information is on the boards, so you have to stop and read, which creates congestion. It would be helpful if this historical information were on a folding...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

I recommend taking the time (a couple of hours) to learn the history of San Miguel de Allende. The displays and videos provide valuable information of the history of San Miguel and Mexico.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ernie L
Reviewed January 17, 2019

This small museum presents the life story of a significant, but less celebrated figure in the Mexican struggle for independence from Spain. It also provides a quick history of pre-independence Mexico, and daily life in the colonies. There is adequate signage and explanation in English,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rafael S
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Must see to get a handle on the reason why San Miguel de Grande became De Allende. Many of the explanations are in English, too. The upstairs is furnished in period furniture and gives a nice look at the Creole lifestyle.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

This is a great history museum that gives you an idea of what it was like to live in SMA in the early 19th Century.

Date of experience: March 2018
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