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Housed in an old casino, this center contains space to be rented out for public events, but also has a natural history museum that can be seen for US$1.
Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
+52 646 176 4310
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to visit - may be hard for some people because of the stairs up and down. You have to pay around $6 US for 2 to see. Takes about 1+ hours and gives the history of the area to include pictures of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not to be missed place.. which is well preserved and full of history..truly the walls will speak to you

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jackpine2
Reviewed 4 February 2019

we went on a slow day, so no margarita, no dancing, no vendors except the permanent one inside the entryway. the casino was viewable from the museum, through slits in the ceiling coping - a lovely room. the main hall was closed - it looks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bazi43
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We (two couples, brothers with our wives) really enjoyed the Riviera del Pacifico as the highlight of our city tour in Ensenada. Our guide, Abner, "El Guapo" had told us we would stop here last before returning to our ship, the Emerald Princess, docked at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Monte D
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We visited here this week as a short visit while on a stop off at the port. The history was really interesting, not least about the margarita! The music and dance show was brilliant and made for a wonderful short visit. Wish we could have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AdeWotton
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

As part of our tour, the tour guide stopped here to visit. We learned the history of the Cultural Center and how it came about. When we first walked through the doors we were given a small margarita which was nice and very tasty. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank twanishaw
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We visited this place during our cruise excursion trip of Ensenada after visiting 'La bufadoraa' . It is Huge complex in Mexican & Spanish style. It's local name is "Riviera del Pacifico Cultural and Convention Centre" built in 1930 as a gambling casino. This place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vegtra
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The old building and history are of interest. Not a must see in my opinion but if you have an hour to kill, go for it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sndovale
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The history of this site is remarkable as is the structures. The water pools and statues are beautiful and inviting. The inside is filled with history. Lucille Ball, Merle Norman, and many more graced the walls here. Free tour and a small bar in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Raineybeth
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The Riviera Cultural Centre or Cultural Center of Ensenada is a beautiful mexican building located near the cruiseship dock. It was first an hotel and casino resort, today it's home to culture (local activities and and exhibits). Not mutch to see exept a few fresceos...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Rock P
21 November 2018|
Response from vegtra | Reviewed this property |
Ohh.. This place is very near from port but it is not consider as walking distance. approx distance is 1.5 mile. You can easily get cab from dock as there is taxi counter right on the dock.