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Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

Calle 2 sur 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
+52 222 229 3850
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Great view from the rooftop cafe!!

My partner and I popped in here for a drink, so cannot review the museum but want to review the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Claire B
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
open on Mondays, and free entrance on Mondays!

This is a good place to be on a Monday when all the state owned museums are closed. We loved the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manhattan, KS
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This museum houses numerous artifacts and pieces of art from pre-Columbian and colonial times.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (15 reviews)
“pre hispanic” (25 reviews)
“rooftop cafe” (11 reviews)
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Calle 2 sur 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
+52 222 229 3850
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner and I popped in here for a drink, so cannot review the museum but want to review the cafe at the top. We were recommended this cafe as a place to go in order to see a beautiful view. The view was quite...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a good place to be on a Monday when all the state owned museums are closed. We loved the archeology exhibits - the pieces selected are of the highest. The way Mexican museums use lights to highlight the art is absolutely the best...More

Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely way to spend an hour or two... this museum is truly worth visiting. Lovely exhibitions and displays. Everything is so well presented and it's obvious that a lot of care has gone into this museum space. The timeline wall is such a...More

Thank feefeee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located conveniently south of the main plaza in Puebla, this museum has something for all art lovers. The first floor consists of b&w photos, second floor is a walkthrough of the house/palace of one of the premier families of the 19th century. Third floor is...More

Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The greatest prehipanic private colection, the Museo Amparo is one of the best museums in all of Mexico and certainly an icon in Puebla City. Always offering the best exhibitions. it is a Must on your trip to Puebla.

Thank PedroB.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to visit. Just the building is amazing. They have a beautiful mix of traditional and modern spaces that flows wonderfully. The permanent exhibit is wonderful, they have impressive pre-hispanic artifacts very well conserved. The way the museum is designed is...More

Thank iktz88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this museum last weekend. It was a Sunday and the entrance was free! It was very organized, modern and the temporary exhibits were varied and interesting. The roof top has an amazing view of the entire city. You won't be...More

Thank Sandystory
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Good museum with permanent archeological exhibits and traveling art exhibits, but the highlight was definitely the view of Puebla from the roof!

Thank ebroach
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Too big, full of expositions, the permanent one is good in of for one full day, the old part is painted as a cave primitive paintings: What a beautiful effect

Thank salvadorvillazon
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum. Very well done. We liked the Mexican art but were not a fan of the contemporary/modern section. Check out the rooftop bar.

Thank patz127
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