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Museo de Historia Mexicana

Dr Coss 445 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
2033 9898
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Neat museum

Went here on a rainy weekend. It is on a large green space by the Governor's Mansion. Would be... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Edwards, Il
A wonderful museum

A beautiful contemporary building houses this great museum, with a varied and interesting... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Margaret M
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Museum delineates the history of Mexico from pre-historic times to the present.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Dr Coss 445 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
2033 9898
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went here on a rainy weekend. It is on a large green space by the Governor's Mansion. Would be great to visit and wander around on a sunny day. Alas the rain! But the museum itself was neat. Lots of English displays and helpful English...More

Thank Ruths4
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A beautiful contemporary building houses this great museum, with a varied and interesting collection, Not much information is presented in English but it is still worth going to. A cafe in the basement has delicious sandwiches

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is good and the staff was friendly. We paid 40 pesos each for 2 museums. There are like 4 or 5 exhibitions in the 2 museums. They contain regions history, Mexican culture and Mexican film history.you can take photos without flash. However,they isn't...More

Thank Khaled I
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Interesting museum that tell the history from the Northeast viewings. That doesn't mean is not accurate, but it's kind of (even) funny see how they bias a lot of exhibits. Actually is a good museum for all ages.

Thank draghignazzo
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is probably the most beautifully resumed way of the mexican history and culture. Every exhibition this museum has is in perfect condition, it has interactive activities for children and is very illustrative. I have to congratulate as well to the people that works there,...More

Thank Monica R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you enjoy museums this is a must visit. This museum has great exhibit of Mexican history, but what I love the most was the history of Monterrey exhibit. They have lots of artifact from the industrial times of when the city was built. It...More

Thank Karla A
Reviewed 24 July 2016

What a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours for next to nothing! (I think we paid the equivalent of $2.00 to enter!) This museum does a beautiful job of laying out Mexico's history in a way that is easy to understand, even for...More

1  Thank VanEsq12
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I find the place quite nice and having some good collections of the history. I enjoyed the interactive mayan number system understanding and date system understanding. the ivory section is really amazing. It is all in Spanish - so my learning got limited. PS -...More

1  Thank mtathagata
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

I loved this museum. So many beautiful pieces of work, i wasnt able to see it all! The museum is free on sundays, which is when we went, and closes at 7 or 8 i believe. If you're into historical art i highly suggest this...More

1  Thank Ash L
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The second floor is the best part. If you want to learn about Mexico's history this is the place. Only drawback is that its not in English.

2  Thank Jesco74
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