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“Best regional museum I've seen anywhere”

Ranked #55 of 172 things to do in Guadalajara
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Owner description: Located in an old seminary, this museum documents the history of Western Mexico from prehistory to modern times.
Ajijic, Mexico
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best regional museum I've seen anywhere”
Reviewed June 12, 2012

Do visit this! Wonderful colonial building, great both pre- and post- conquest exhibits.

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Guadalajara, Mexico
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“A wonderful experience.”
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Not only ancient artifacts and images, but also wonderful portraits and landscapes, as well as dresses and costumes from the Colonial Era.

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1 Thank Irishfx
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Tucson, Arizona
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1,036 reviews
617 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 695 helpful votes
“So big - plan enough time”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

It is a total labyrinth with many rooms of all kinds of things: regional history, paintings, decorative things so plan at least 1 hour.

Visited January 2012
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Guadalajara
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66 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Guadalajara Regional Museum”
Reviewed January 18, 2012

As I said earlier about a museum...like the displays and have always enjoyed museums.

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Tillsonburg, Canada
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“modest but informative”
Reviewed December 29, 2011

it's a treat for me to read etiquettes on exhibits in Spanish. amazing collection of paleontology artifacts. what does it mean when a native group has necklaces with human teeth...? expected more of hispanic period than they have. current exhibit on german culture very good as well.

Visited December 2011
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