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Museo Casa Montejo

Calle 63, 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0633
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Nice place to see, very short walkthrough

The place is very interesting to see as it shows living in XVII. However it takes less than 30... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alejandro L
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Interesting place at plaza grande

The Casa de Montejo is a private building that is a bank and a museum. The entry is free and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnaRocha2014
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Facing the main square in Merida, this extraordinary building dates back to 1549 and is built with intricate artistry in the Spanish Plateresque style.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Calle 63, 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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+52 999 923 0633
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is very interesting to see as it shows living in XVII. However it takes less than 30 minutes to see, even when you take a moment to read descriptions and background information.

Thank Alejandro L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Casa de Montejo is a private building that is a bank and a museum. The entry is free and you can visit a couple of rooms of this mansion. Deserves a visit 15 minutes are enough.

Thank AnaRocha2014
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Stopping in this beautiful house-museum is a great decision during your visit to Merida! It is the first house of the city, the entrance is free and you can visit it in one hour. We took the free guided tour in Spanish and had an...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

right on the main plaza, just beautiful, opulence of days past, built in the mid 16th century, wonderfully presevred

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 23 June 2017

its a nice visit for free. water bottles or big bags are not allowed inside, you need to leave them at the registration place, when you are in you will be amazed by the original collection of paintings, there are free guided visits for a...More

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This museum is located in the downtown area. Its free to visit and you can take photos without flash. Inside they have furniture in excellent condition. During your visit the museum has staff keeping an eye on you so you dont touch any of the...More

Thank travelerd2011
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Montejos were a local noble family who apparently lived in this grand mansion with high ceilings, now turned into a museum. It is on the Plaza Grande of Merida and very easy to find. Entrance is free and the interior is air conditioned. The...More

Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Adjacent to the grand plaza in Merida, this museum is free and a pleasant 30-minute diversion. It is beautifully maintained, and furnished in 19th century splendor. Part of the museum is dedicated to temporary art exhibitions.

1  Thank Laraine G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Museo Casa Montejo is a private museum, but is free for the public to enter (simply sign in the guest book). You then get to tour round the amazingly well-preserved and maintained house of the city's founding family - the Counts de Montejo. The...More

Thank JP1946
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A cool spot in the otherwise oppressive heat. The grounds and building are well kept and clean. Very pretty and nice to see in the town

Thank Kevin S
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