INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
Museo de la Revolución en la Frontera, Ex Aduana de Ciudad Juárez
Historic place
A famous building because, in 1909, the meeting of Porfirio Díaz and William Taft, President of the USA, was held here. It also served as headquarters for General Madero in 1911, for Francisco Villa in 1913 and Venustiano Carranza in 1914. It has a collection of photographs of the Maderista uprising taken by reporters from El Paso.
Chihuahua
Museos
413
413
Museo de la Sierra de Oxolotán
Local
One of the original early sixteenth century Franciscan monasteries, built from large river stones, it came under the Dominicans 100 year later. It was the center for missionary work in the province of Tabasco during the viceregal period. It displays local archeological and historical material alongside a collection of religious objects.
Tabasco
Museos
414
No
414
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Regional
With its adjoining monastery, the church is considered one of the finest Baroque gems of the viceregal period. Both were built by the Dominicans with indigenous labor during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The museum has fine examples of the pre-Hispanic, religious, romantic and contemporary art of Oaxaca. There is also an important ethnobotanical garden, an old library and a newspaper and periodicals library.
Oaxaca
Museos
415
si
415
Museo de las Culturas del Norte
Archeological site
The thousand-year-old cultures of the desert: unexpected production links between the arid land and the sea. An inspired building that won a top international prize for architecture.
Chihuahua
Museos
416
No
416
Museo de las Misiones de Baja California
Local
An important religious and mission complex in Baja California, it is one of eighteen established by the Mexican Province of the Company of Jesus, to teach, evangelize and protect the ethnic groups in the region from sins. This lasted until all Jesuits were expelled from the Spanish empire in 1767 on the order of Charles III. Its collection focuses on the missionaries and their pupils.
Baja California Sur
Museos
417
si
417
Museo de los Altos de Jalisco Casa Agustín Rivera
Showroom
A large house in Lagos de Moreno built in 1764, inhabited in the nineteenth century by Agustín Rivera y Sanrománn, the canon and historian who was an active liberal of the Juarista movement. It frequently houses temporary exhibitions about archeology, history and local art.
Jalisco
Museos
399
No
399
Museo de Murales Teotihuacanos "Beatriz de la Fuente"
Archeological site
The monuments at Teotihuacan were once decorated with colourful murals. Samples of these are to be found in this museum, together with an explanation of the techniques used and other related objects. There is also a provisional explanation of the script.
Estado de México
Museos
419
si
419
Museo de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Norte
Local
The site is home to a museum of local history displaying objects belonging to the five different periods of occupation recovered in the course of archeological explorations and presented with careful interpretation. The site was an indigenous ranch and home to the Dominican Mission of Our Lady of Guadalupe of the North, a residence for Russian families and a military barracks. The excavations uncovered foundations and the remains of a small construction beside what are believed to be the original walls.
Baja California
Museos
17794
No
17794
Museo de Sitio Campo Alaska
Historic place
Located in a former federal barracks built by Abelardo L. Rodríguez in the 1920s and restored and refurbished as a museum in 2004. The exhibition comprises pieces belonging to native peoples including the Kumiai, Pai pai and Cucapá, and explains their cultures, legends and traditions. There is also a photography collection that narrates the history of the building.
Baja California
Museos
17793
No
17793

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