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Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica)

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Address: Independencia 237, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-3-6355404
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This museum in Tlaquepaque features a wide collection of pottery from...

This museum in Tlaquepaque features a wide collection of pottery from throughout Mexico.

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Free and beautiful ceramics

Located in the heart of Tlapapaque, across from the Bustamente gallery, is a peaceful respite from the crowds in the centro historico. Just meandering through the beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Manzanillo, Mexico
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Reno, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

This museum is incredible. One, if not the finest, collection of Mexican ceramic art in the world. It includes pieces dating from the mid 1980's (if I observed correctly) until 2015, representing the most skilled artisans from eight states. We were there this morning Palm Sunday, the only visitors. Maestra Karla Veronica Juaregul Quintero was most helpful and enthusiastic about... More 

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Leucadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

What a great opportunity to see all the grand masters and fabulous ceramic artists in one place. This area is know for their many fabulous ceramic artists. A great waters,learn what is in the area. Many families continue to carry on the tradition. You can go to TONALA and buy many beautiful things from the artists in their home/ studio.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I was looking forward to visiting this museum but totally put off but the trash & construction in the empty courtyard. No signage to indicate there was an entrance to the museum from the courtyard.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I was very excited to see the ceramics museum in Tlaquepaque. We walked to the site and found the building closed and a for sale sign on the property. Sad, really.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

But there is never enough money in mexico to do things that we would like. It has great samples of the different types of ceramics that have been made in Tlaquepaque and tonala over the years. They have a kitchen set up the way my mother in law used to cook so I like to show that off to my... More 

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Located in the heart of Tlapapaque, across from the Bustamente gallery, is a peaceful respite from the crowds in the centro historico. Just meandering through the beautiful property and taking in the architecture, the doors, the courtyard etc was wonderful. The ceramics are a pleasant bonus. I collect piña' sand the selection displayed was mouth watering. Too bad they were... More 

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

They went to this the first week in Dec. and the ceramic display was not there. I was looking forward to it Just wanted to let others know to take this off their 'to do' list.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This ceramics museum is on the pedestrian part of Independecia. It is free. The various types of pottery are beautiful, and especially fascinating were the miniature presidents of Mexico, I thought! There is also a gift shop.

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Halstead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If you go to one museum in Tlaquepaque, make it this one. There is a wonderful collection of Candelaria, Ken Edwards and some of the other real ceramic greats from the area. Everyone on the staff is knowledgeable, friendly, approachable and efficient. Wonderful building and grounds. Well-stocked and reasonable gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It's small and I only spent about thirty minutes here but it was an excellent thirty minutes. Beautiful pottery - absolutely amazing what people can create. And it's free. The building has neither air conditioning nor ceiling fans so if you're going during the summer I'd recommend going in the morning.

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