We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Esquina Mexican Toy Museum

Calle Nunez 40 | Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 2602
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Brief overview of Mexican handcrafted toys.

Located at the corner of Nunez and St Francisco, this cozy space divided into 6 or seven halls show... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lalostrada
,
Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
Amazing place, needs a bigger space

Went here because we were a little curious but loved it! Their traditional toy collection is great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
aairal
,
Indio, California
Read all 341 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
"La Esquina", Mexican Folk toy museum, is a cultural institution devoted to preserve Mexican toys and playful domains. In order to spread its collection , that consists by more than one thousand objects, this first in its genre country-wide museum was created to permanently-wise exhibit, this rustic toy heritage acquired by Angélica Tijerina over the course of fifty years. The toys are considered samples of the artisans production history in México.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“folk art” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Calle Nunez 40 | Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
CONTACT
Website
+52 415 152 2602
Write a Review
Reviews (341)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the corner of Nunez and St Francisco, this cozy space divided into 6 or seven halls show many of the traditional handcrafted toys from different regions of Mexico and different techniques as well. Is not curated as a museum but as a big...More

Thank lalostrada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here because we were a little curious but loved it! Their traditional toy collection is great, I just feel like it needs a bigger space since a lot of the toys are a little crowded and you don't get to appreciate it

Thank aairal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat! We had no idea what to expect, but we were so happy we went to this place. The multple floor displays range from mini size to floor to ceiling. Handmade toys are beyind description. There are writeups on the walls for you...More

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Excellent little museum depicting the history of the Mexican toy. Very well laid out with interactive activities for both young and young at heart. The displays are beautiful and full of color and all i can day is that toys are fun. My favorite display...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

In a word, this place is boring, yet as a toy museum, should be the least of boring places. I won't go back here with my kids

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This folk and toy museum is in Centro - walking distance. Delightful! all types of children's antique and folk toys on display.

Thank Debra Jean S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A 50 year collection plus new entries of hand made artisan toys from all over Mexico. Every year the Museum invites artists and artisans to design new toys. Te museum also has a shop with beautifully hand made Mexican toys available for purchase. A must...More

Thank magofailoni
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We popped in because my 12 year old wanted to check it out. Admission was just a few dollars. There's not much hand's on for the kids, but mine (9 and 12) seemed to enjoy looking at the collection. There were 4 small floors, so...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This little Museum deserves a visit. There are very few things in San Miguel to engage small children but this qualifies. Even w/o kids it is a fun stop, don't miss it. The collection of toys is extensive and nicely presented and the view from...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting concept though few items get repetitive. Centrally located so one can catch it in between other activities too. Though uniquely artistic in its collections, museum would be mostly liked by younger age group

Thank tsnewtravel
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Nectar
204 reviews
.15 km away
El Pegaso
597 reviews
.23 km away
Cumpanio
799 reviews
.24 km away
Baja Fish Taquito
266 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mask Museum
306 reviews
.35 km away
Church of San Francisco (Iglesia de San Francisco)
115 reviews
.21 km away
Sazon
212 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Esquina Mexican Toy Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit