We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Fuerte de San Diego

Calle Hornitos s/n | Colonia Centro, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
+52 744 482 1114
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$49.00*
and up
Acapulco Historical Tour with Cliff Divers Show
More Info
US$44.99*
and up
Historical Tour of Acapulco with Visit to the Municipal Market
More Info
US$59.00*
and up
Acapulco Historical Tour with Divers Show
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This 18th-century Spanish fortress turned museum is occasionally the site for festive gatherings.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
Calle Hornitos s/n | Colonia Centro, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
CONTACT
Website
+52 744 482 1114
Write a Review
Reviews (375)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

It cost 55 pesos to enter. We had an English guide that was also a teacher. Very large collections. The museum is airconditioned thank goodness. You can walk there from Acapulco Beach. We had a tour which cost $30 US plus entry but went later...More

Thank liz822
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Been there many times it's a museum inside an old fort ! The rooms are air conditioned but you can go outside on top of fort for great views of the city ! Right across from cruise ship terminal ! A must do

Thank TheTouringTony
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were not happy with this tour. We went by coach to see the Cliff Divers at 11:00 AM. IT was an very hot humid day. The guide took us into a store and everyone got sort of mixed up. We ended up standing out...More

Thank patriciae648
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The museum has their displays translated into English, so you can go and read about the history of Acapulco especially relating to the relationship with the East. The displays are nice, the rooms are air conditioned, and the view is spectacular. Entrance price is $55...More

Thank Chelita1969
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The fort is incredibly clean and very well laid out. All the exhibits are in air-conditioned rooms and the settings are wonderful. The attention to detail right down to the wood work of the floors and the poles in the rooms is really good. Even...More

Thank walksinlight
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A tour of the Fort holds a lot more than just meandering through an old fort. Get a guide who knows the history and can take you along the history journey for this area of Mexico. There are several rooms that contain bits of the...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the fort yesterday. It has a small museum inside that costs about $5 to view. It has some nice artifacts and nice things and is air-conditioned. But the fort itself was a little disappointing. The views from the fort though...More

1  Thank Dartagnan C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We spent an afternoon strolling through the Museum with such lovely artwork and history it was a pleasure visiting.

Thank hisbux21
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

History buff who enjoyed this very much. Did it in the city tour so it felt rushed. Should have done it as a stand alone. Cool structure and great reading about the artifacts in English.

Thank QCbulldog
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This fort is gorgeous! There is a museum inside and the views from the different look outs are amazing. We only had one day in Acapulco so we just spent an hour or so here, but it was worth the visit!

1  Thank Tammi M
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mi Piaci
98 reviews
.65 km away
LA FOGATA
51 reviews
.54 km away
El Amigo Miguel
141 reviews
1.22 km away
100% Natural Cafe del Mar
45 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby Attractions
La Quebrada
1,796 reviews
1.43 km away
Mural Diego Rivera
182 reviews
1.50 km away
Zocalo
287 reviews
.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Uniall
12 November 2016|
Answer
Response from Mario V | Reviewed this property |
YES to the three questions
1
Vote
JanLINewYork
23 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DPNA | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember, yes. Sometimes, when you don't have a handicap, it is sad to say, you don't notice. Most of the area is cobblestone and uneven. I remember some of the rooms had ramps for the displays. The parking lot... More
1
Vote