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Na Bolom Cultural Centre

Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 1418
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Very interesting

I especially liked the video they show you at the beginning, to understand all the context. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sietsepiets
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Brussels, Belgium
to be seen

probably the most interesting museum in san cristobal, originally home of a famous couple... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
xconrad
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turin
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The former home of Frans and Trudy Blom, a Danish couple that worked to save the region's forests and native inhabitants, is now the headquarters of a foundation dedicated to continuing their work and also includes a museum.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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+52 967 678 1418
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I especially liked the video they show you at the beginning, to understand all the context. The house itself is beautiful, and you can tell they do a lot for the community, still. A must-see.

Thank sietsepiets
Reviewed 4 days ago

probably the most interesting museum in san cristobal, originally home of a famous couple, anthropologist and photographer, with either the object of their interest, the Maya culture, and the objects of their daily life

Thank xconrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The colonial house is nice and they have a few photos and artifacts of an European explorer that worked with the Mayas for many years.

Thank Eduardo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its very nice house outside downtown with garden where local indian women come to sell their products and handcraft. The house has an expo that details story if the owners as well ad nice picture and small museum on Lacandon indians. Very interesting even for...More

Thank semanteo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best museums I've been to in Mexico! It's a wonderful homage to the work of Frans Blom and his wife Trudy who dedicated their lives to researching and protecting local traditions and spaces - most notably that of the Lacandon people. Me...More

Thank Shanti63
Reviewed 11 July 2017

for years na bolom suffered from lack of love and direction. now with a new director the museum, cultural center and just a place to hang is on track. a wonderful slice of chiapas and san cristobal.

Thank Cisco D
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Na Bolom is a beautiful space and a highly unique museum in that it offers insight into the otherwise little known Lacandon culture and the lives of indigenous Mexicans from the Chiapas region. The colorful lives of the founders, Trudy and Frans Blom, are also...More

Thank Andsterm
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A wonderful gift to the city of this former home of the archeologist Frans Blom and his photographer wife Gertrude A fascinating story of the relationship with the Lacandone people.

Thank Elizabethanne019
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Franz and Trudi Blom dedicated their lives to championing the cause of the Lacandon Maya dwellers of the endangered rainforest in southeast Chiapas. They restored an old hacienda/seminary and turned it into a museum filled with her photos of the Maya and reminders of their...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second time at this museum and I love visiting it, as it is tiny but full of information. Great to visit it with a guide. It even has a hotel and part of their earnings sr to support the lacandonians .

Thank minarodrigo
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Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
For that level of detail, and this time of year, I suggest your Google Na Bolom and email them directly. The answer they give will be more correct than my guess.
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