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This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés and includes a collection of Diego Rivera murals.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Francisco Leyva 100, Cuernavaca 62040, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank halti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

1  Thank jetturtle2000
Reviewed 1 October 2017

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

1  Thank malhiermalda2015
Reviewed 11 August 2017

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.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 10 August 2017

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.

Thank Concepcion J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Only drawback was all descriptions were in Spanish. Lots of room to roam. Zocalo at front is beautiful and comfortable for people watching.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located in the center of the Zocalo. Very interesting. Great history. The paintings by Diego Rivera were great to see.

Thank DPNA
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

Thank Sribash
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

1  Thank Dolly E
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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.

Thank Thealcazar
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