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Museum of Michoacan

Morelia, Mexico
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Very interesting museum.

This museum is housed in a centuries old building. Interesting artifacts of pre-hispanic Mexico of... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
DocAndyHouston
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Tampa, Florida
A nice collection

A bit of everything, prehistoric, natural, local life, history, etc. Signposted in Spanish only... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Tinde_K
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Moscow, Russia
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  • Average15%
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“jewelry” (2 reviews)
“prehistoric” (2 reviews)
“centuries” (2 reviews)
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Morelia, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

This museum is housed in a centuries old building. Interesting artifacts of pre-hispanic Mexico of Tarrascan Indians, the Mexican Revolution that overthrew the Spanish imposed government and made Mexico independent. Lots of history here!

Thank DocAndyHouston
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A bit of everything, prehistoric, natural, local life, history, etc. Signposted in Spanish only, but you can guess what's what about. Local art in one of the rooms as well.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 25 March 2016

i have just visited this Museum and I must say that I found it very informative, from the prehispánic era until the Independence Movement. On the first floor , there were a lot of nice precolombin pottery, jewerly, weapons , and "códices" of the native...More

Thank AnaH32
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The Michoacan Museum was interesting both in its prehistoric exhibits but also 19th-century Mexican history. Located in the center of the colonial city.

1  Thank wmolmen
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Even though all of the exhibits were in Spanish, I was able to enjoy the displays, which used many maps and symbols to enlighten about the history of this huge and complex state.

1  Thank foxpawme
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Well laid out museum in the center of Morelia!! Worth the visit if you are in Morelia just so you can learn about the State of Michoacan and what the city is all about!

Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I have been searching for the connection between the 2 states of Michoacan and Michigan. This museum was very helpful and interesting. There was no crime or anything to worry about here. A very pleasant experience.

2  Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

This was, I thought, by far the best (I.e., most thorough and comprehensive) museum in Morelia. That being said, I think Morelia is more about beauty.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Most of the museums in Morelia are small and of indifferent quality, but this one stands out for its survey of Michoacan history from pre-conquest to the end of the 19th century.

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 10 September 2014

All of the museums we visited in Morelia were well done, and this is no exception. Brush up on your Spanish, as there is little English translation. We learned a lot about Mexico's history from this visit.

Thank CaboSanLucasCocinera
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29 January 2016|
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