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Museo de Guadalupe

Jardin Juarez s/n Col Centro, Guadalupe 98600, Mexico
+52 492 923 2386
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A wonderful way to spend a morning

This is a must see while you are in Zacatecas. Its about a 15 minute drive between the 2 cities but... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Heather D
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Dallas
Just Beautiful

The museum, which used to be a convent, is next to a beautiful old church. Inside the museum you... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2015
Samuel P
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Lorton, Virginia
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Formerly known as the Museum of Viceregal Art, this early 18th-century convent located in Guadalupe, a small suburb of Zacatecas, is now a museum with an impressive collection of religious art.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
18 Oct 2016
“A wonderful way to spend a morning”
3 Nov 2015
“Just Beautiful”
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Jardin Juarez s/n Col Centro, Guadalupe 98600, Mexico
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+52 492 923 2386
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a must see while you are in Zacatecas. Its about a 15 minute drive between the 2 cities but is it well worth the taxi fare. The art collection is truly fabulous, and the guides who you will find scattered through out the...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The museum, which used to be a convent, is next to a beautiful old church. Inside the museum you are transported to a former kind of life in Mexico, that of the spanish colonial, the church going into the hinterlands to bring a new religion...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Located in a museum next to the cathedral, this museum houses art of the vice-regal period, mostly religious in nature. Arranged around a courtyard in an old, but well-preserved building. In the same museum there is a wonderful collection of old cars from the USA...More

Thank Marshall K
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Hundreds of painting dating from mid 1700's. Brings valuable information about Mexican artist from baroque era. Simply, spectacular

1  Thank memo D
Reviewed 26 April 2015

This is a treasure. Walk among the ancient paintings and architecture of this world heritage site. I would recommend an English guide if you do not read and speak Spanish since there are no translations on the works of art. The exterior and interior are...More

Thank womantraveler59
Reviewed 25 March 2015

As I'd been studying the painting techniques of this period I was fascinated by the collection. Many pieces were painted for the church, with original frames built to fit around the halls, doorways and arches. You can compare the treatment of similar subject matter of...More

Thank rhinbaja
Reviewed 1 December 2014

this is a san franciscan convent very well kept and very big evrething is worthed, please take your time, we have to leave and we regret have missed, the rest of the museum

1  Thank pedro1950
Reviewed 4 August 2014

A fascinating collection of baroque religious art. Ask someone (they are happy to share!) to explain to you how the skillful use of perspective was used to create various illusions in the paintings in the main courtyard. Do not forget to ask to see the...More

Thank Witoldzio
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