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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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lovely little museum

This is a nice little museum about the live of the indians in this area. Beautiful foto's and a... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2016
RolandUbbergen
Essential View of Chiapas Culture

Anyone coming to San Cristobal will want to spend an hour or two at Na Bolom. You have to get... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2016
OftenTraveling1066
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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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Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is a nice little museum about the live of the indians in this area. Beautiful foto's and a nice movie about the work and life of the two owners. Impresionante!

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Anyone coming to San Cristobal will want to spend an hour or two at Na Bolom. You have to get tickets to enter the center and teachers get a nice discount --- though seniors do not. Do see the video before visiting the rest of...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our tour of Na Bolom and insight into the lives of the Danish archeologist and the Swiss photographer. Do not miss the intro video which is available in English. It provides a simple story of the work they did here. Their legacy continues with...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

We learned a bit in this museum and love the projects going on there. It would be great if someone with an education in museum studies could help to organize the displays and information. It seemed a little thrown together and outdated with very little...More

Thank LyraGonzalez
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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic museum that will give you an ezcellent insight on teo very passionate and admirable people. Their life was devoted to their cause and the museum is living proof of that. Beautiful and definitely worth the visit.

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Na Bolom is a museum recounting the lives and anthropological work of the Bloms with the Lacandon Maya. Unfortunately many of the artifacts lack any label or explanation leaving the visitor to speculate as to their purpose. It is worth a stop to learn about...More

Thank LMAUP
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is an interesting place but insist on the video - gives you more insight to the couple who lived here.

Thank Susanne1943
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Not only beautiful, but a wonderful education on the Maya and the importance of environmental protection. The gift shop across the street should not be missed. Unforgettable!

Thank animamama
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

The house is very big, full of beautiful hidden courtyards. The exhibits look a bit sad in the darkish rooms (it was a cloudy days when we visited), although the video we watched was very interesting. The library was the room I liked better, it...More

Thank Freefred
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Good introductory video about an amazing couple. Loved the setting and the photographs posted around.

Thank Flaco C
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Susanne1943
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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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