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Interesing with 3 museums and the city library in one historic building

The 3 museum spaces illustrate the commerce of the city, the growth of the fortifications and... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
John J
Merida, Mexico
The lightshow is NOT everyday!

When we were here (7th of March 2019), the lightshow did not take place. We were told it is only on... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2019
Eglisau, Switzerland
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Calle 8 S/N 57 | Plaza Principal, Centro Historico, Campeche 24000, Mexico
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

The 3 museum spaces illustrate the commerce of the city, the growth of the fortifications and navigation. The only awkward issue is the navigation thru the 3 museums, it is not clearly marked as to how to get from one to the other, we made...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John J
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

When we were here (7th of March 2019), the lightshow did not take place. We were told it is only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Too bad ๐Ÿ˜” But the palacio and its surroundings is very beautiful, also at night.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

By accident we were at the plaza de independencia. This multimedia show is gratis, but a real recommend. I would say even a must to join. Creativity x originality. All facets of the history come. The richness of the nature with animals above ground, but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Great museum during the day and wonderful cultural presentation in the evening that can be viewed from the main square seating.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Located on one side of the main square. Museum all about the city and itโ€™s history including the gates. The museum is air conditioned and there are docents to help guide you through the various exhibits. My husband really enjoyed the ship exhibit. They have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

Every night or so they pull down the shades and project this wild sound and light show. You can watch right from the zocalo. Quite fun!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

We took the museum tour which explains the history of Campeche. It includes some great videos on the foundation of the city, commerce, ships and best of all pirates! It ends on an excellent simulated boat trip aboard a Spanish ship. It is very informative...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Very cool light show at 8 pm. If in Campeche do not miss it. Right in the center of old town just some meters from puerta de mar.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The UNESCO certificate is displayed, I'd never seen this before so I found that interesting. Worth visiting if you're in town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

The inside of El Palacio Centro Cultural is a museum that describes the history of Campeche. It's quite interesting, and does have some signs in English. There is a motion simulator of a ship as well. At night, there is a light show projected on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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March 14, 2017|
Response from Tatjana T |
This show is for free. It starts at around 8pm and last maybe 20-30 min. It's worth to check out
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Jakobri | Reviewed this property |
It was free!
September 15, 2016|
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Response from AndresL416 | Reviewed this property |
I was there two months ago and the show at the main square by the Cathedral was happening every night at 8.00pm I don't know if they have other times and days in the seasons