You cannot go into the palace or the museum as it is closed due to earthquake damage. The area around the palace is full of shops and stands selling esquites and gifts.
About Palacio de Cortes
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Due to structural damage from the September 19th 2017 earthquake the site is closed to the public. INAH and México’s Federal engineers are working on accessing damage to make building and grounds accessible to the public.
we were in there on the second floor when the 7.1 strength earth quake started. Apart from the damaged clock tower, some cracks in the wall and big stones that fell down on the street from the outside walls, the place didn't collapse and nobody...More
The site is full of history (as almost every place or town in Mexico). Travel back many years while you enjoy the multiple colors of Cuernavaca's central park which surrounds the Palacio.
It's a very interesting museum were you can see highlighs of the history from prehispanic to the Revoltion. The paintings by Diego Rivera are awsome and worth enjoying with a guide.
you can spend a couple of hours going through the exhibits. It was a Palace where Cortes stayed for some time and later it was converted into a prison . There is a small market to the right side of the entrance where you can...More
The rain poured down outside the glass as I sat and took in Rivera's mural. It's very emotional, the suffering of the conquered. The museum is full of very interesting pieces, but the mural is what takes this from 3 star to 5 star. I...More
This place is quite interesting specially by the fact that belonged to the conquer Hernán Cortes. The arquitectural style is very impressive. You could visit in 2 hours.