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Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel)

Zacatecas Centre, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 924 2160
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Labyrinth & Masquerade

I visited the town of Zacatecas in early 2017 with my family & friends and, the museum of Rafael... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Fabien P
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Guanajuato, Mexico
Art and architecture

For $30 pesos, you can tour the old covenant. The architecture is beautiful and ideal for pictures... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Megan W
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Located in an old monastery, this museum has a unique collection of indigenous artwork.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ex convent” (6 reviews)
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Zacatecas Centre, Zacatecas, Mexico
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+52 492 924 2160
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"tanks"
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"pottery"
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

I visited the town of Zacatecas in early 2017 with my family & friends and, the museum of Rafael Coronel is well recommended - For a small fee 20-30 pesos, you would walk the many rooms and corridors the museum counts where you will discover...More

Thank Fabien P
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

For $30 pesos, you can tour the old covenant. The architecture is beautiful and ideal for pictures, especially weddings. It has a huge mask museum and other exhibits too.

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We were told that this museum has the largest collection of Masks in Mexico and I believe it’s true!! Nice gardens with sculptures and some ruins. No tours but arrows to lead you around.

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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful arquitecture offers this structure, but unfortunately I can not access to it the day I was to visit it. I could take some pictures from outside

Thank Roberto Carlos S
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Really cool museum. If you are at all interested in masks this is a must. There is a very extensive collection. The grounds are well kept and display really cool sculptures.

Thank planck23
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to see Rafael Coronels paintings....... The gallery was close. "No sign was posted anywhere" The Hindu, the mask collection, the pre Hispanic and The puppet collection were interesting.

Thank Jose G
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

A small, off the beaten track ex convent, well worth the visit. The museum primarily houses masks collected from different states within Mexico. The gardens are outstanding, as is the architecture of this very tranquil spot.

Thank Mjasboz
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

I found it very interesting but would hire a guide next time as I found myself having questions with no where to turn for answers.

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

This amazing museum combines the beauty and atmosphere of the architecture of an ex-convent with an outstanding collection of indigenous art - masks, pottery, puppets and more. This experience is NOT to be missed.

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Impressive collection of masks and art pieces collected by Rafael Coronel. And the old convent that houses them is fantastic. Must see it. The museography is incredibly well done

Thank Emmamty
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