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Talavera de la Reyna

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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More of a shop than a museum

While I didn't see this as much of a museum, the pieces were very good. I bought one of the... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
Marcia B
Not the best option in town

This place has a nice set up and the tour is very interesting! We liked some of the pieces in the... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
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Apr 11, 2018
“Not the best option in town”
Jan 14, 2018
“Not worth the trip”
TALAVERA DE LA REYNA Was born in 1990 having as objective to rescue one of the most important handicraft processes of Mexico and take it without being separated from the tradition that dates from the XVI century to its contemporaneity. THE...more
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Lateral Sur 3510, Puebla 72810, Mexico
+52 222 225 4058
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

This place has a nice set up and the tour is very interesting! We liked some of the pieces in the store and wanted to take them home with us, but sadly as we looked at them more closely, we found some flaws. I know...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tomassodirobi
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This Talavera workshop is one of the largest and it has a good collection. However, it took us so long to get there that we were definitely expecting more. We saw same or better quality at the other workshops closer to the city center.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jeffdougherty76
Reviewed May 21, 2017

On a recent visit to Puebla I went to the workshop of Talavera de la Reyna in Cholula where I ordered a set of dinner plates, salad plates, and soup bowls to be shipped to me in the U.S. at considerable expense. I knew of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Bill F
Marco Antonio S, Gerente at Talavera de la Reyna, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Hi Bill, thank you for your comments, they are very valuable, we regret that you have not fulfilled your expectations in relation to Talavera de la Reyna, but let me tell you that all our pieces for sale have an excellent quality because we have...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

The Talavera de la Reyna museum and shop, is a great place to learn about the art of making Talavera, it has a good collection of pieces, as well as items to buy. It is not the cheapest place to buy Talavera, but certainly it...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

A great place to see the talented ceramic artists works, and you can purchase some of their wares as well. You'll want to fill your homes with the vases, dish ware and tiles.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank andyhein
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This was listed as a museum but is really a shop to buy Talavera & other items. Good location for lots of foot traffic.More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank FredMex1
Marco Antonio S, Gerente at Talavera de la Reyna, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Hi Fred, yes your right Talavera de la Reyna Gallery is a workshop too, but we are listed as an art museum too, because we have an art collection called "Alarca Collection ", considered the most important in Latin America in this technique, where more...More

Reviewed October 3, 2016

We went with a guide as part of a tour of Cholula. You understand the work that goes into this after visiting. They have some great pieces that are not found anywhere else. The store is nice and they ship. We bought a couple of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank perezjale
Reviewed September 24, 2016

While I didn't see this as much of a museum, the pieces were very good. I bought one of the cheaper plates, which was still 500 pesos. It was one of the most beautiful I had seen and even more beautiful now that it is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Marcia B
Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is more an exhibition than a museum, it is very small and it doesn't have too many pieces. Although the store is great and the talavera pottery has superb quality. The pieces are expensive but they worth the price. It has a section where...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank javiergv07
Reviewed April 8, 2016

Beautiful spot to learn about the potters' trade (not at the gallery, but across the road at the talleres or workshops). Original works of art that show off some of the best of talavera in Mexico.

Date of experience: April 2016
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