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National Museum of Regional Masks (Museo Nacional de la Mascara)

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Interesting collection

I enjoyed this museum. Good write ups about the masks, in a lovely building. Admission is next to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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One of the main masks' collections in the world

Masks are a particular cultural way of life approach, and many cultures share this type of... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
icikalt
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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed this museum. Good write ups about the masks, in a lovely building. Admission is next to nothing. Make sure to visit. I liked it much more than the one in Zacatecas.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

It's the first museum of this kind that I visit and the general thematics intrigued me. The museum is located in a nice colonial building. It is actually quite interesting and the explanations were plentiful (but mostly in Spanish.. A few only were in English)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Masks are a particular cultural way of life approach, and many cultures share this type of appearance. The combination of ancient cultures from Mexico with Spanish and religious new traditions brought to an incredible legacy. This museum has a very complete collection of masks of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank icikalt
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The museum is in a beautiful building, the masks are from different parts of Mexico and there are some from other countries too. Great experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alfonsohid
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum housed in a beautiful old mansion. Lots of masks, many from other countries. Cost is 20 pesos, which is nothing. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a small wonderful place with a good collection of Mexican masks.. it was very interesting to see them and read about it.. the building itself is very beautiful and charming. Was a pleasant surprise to find Indian masks. Do stop by..

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This was our favorite museum in SLP. Entrance is 15 pesos (currently roughly 75 cents). The masks are predominately Mexican, but on the second floor they do have others from all over the world. It is kid friendly, but some of the masks are rather...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Amazing! I spent hours and hours there. You do not want to miss this while visiting San Luis Potosi. It is facinating and a great history lesson. Inexpensive and great photo opportunities!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lilbot27
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

The museum is small and it have many make from all Mexico and also some one from other part of the world, they don't offer a guide tour, you can read the information in the walls in Spanish and English, I would prefer if somebody...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ninfa s
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely people . The owners are brilliant and are filled with information and masks and tales from all over the globe . I bought the book and my Sister night a sculpture. We got some placemats made by local artisans that they support . We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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