INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
Museo de Sitio Uxmal
Archeological site
Shows the ancient technique for collecting and storing rainwater: cysterns, tanks, ducts and drains. It also houses some fine Puuc style sculptures: religious and stately pieces, examples of writing and the village. It shows how the ancient Maya lived in close harmony with nature.
Yucatán
Museos
449
No
449
Museo de Sitio Xochicalco
Archeological site
A pioneer ecological museum, incorporating the history of the flora and fauna of this ancient human enclave, showing the development of Xochicalco culture over more than a thousand years.
Morelos
Museos
450
No
450
Museo de Sitio Xólotl
Archeological site
The first Chichimec city in the Valley of Mexico, before they settled in Texcoco. An impressive pyramid has two temples on the top dedicated to Tlaloc and Huitzilopochtli, inspired by the great Teocalli of Tenochtitlan. The museum reconstructs the city and narrates its history from the twelfth century A.D.
Estado de México
Museos
444
444
Museo del Cuale Puerto Vallarta
Local
Located in the craft market on the island of Cuale. The museum displays a varied collection of loan items from the regional museums of Guadalajara, Colima and Michoacán, showing the traditions of the ethnic groups inhabiting the west of Mexico: the Chupicuaro, Tarascans and other cultures prior to the Spanish conquest.
Jalisco
Museos
394
394
Museo del Fuerte de Guadalupe
Historic place
“The nation’s arms are covered in glory” wrote general Zaragoza in his war report. He commanded the infantry and the forts of Loreto and Guadalupe. The fort of Guadalupe’s exhibitions tells its own story, victory at the Battle of Puebla and the triumph of the Republic.
Puebla
Museos
455
No
455
Museo del Pueblo Maya Dzibilchaltún
Archeological site
The Maya language is spoken by all social strata in the Yucatan peninsula. The Maya are present today, yesterday and in the remote past. This museum explains their long, unbroken history with numerous examples of sculpture, pottery, houses, the calendar, work, writing, etc.
Yucatán
Museos
457
No
457
Museo Ex Convento Agustino de San Pedro y San Pablo en Yuriria
Historic place
The history of this building and its architectural qualities intrinsically illustrate the role played by monasteries during the spiritual conquest of the Gran Chichimeca area, and the acculturation processes of the Yuriria region. Visiting its different spaces provides inspiration and insights into life in a sixteenth-century monastery.
Guanajuato
Museos
9804
si
9804
Museo Guillermo Spratling
Local
Spratling was a New York architect who settled in Taxco in 1929. He decided to make pre-Hispanic designs in the silver of the region and trained local artisans in his methods. He collected many beautiful pieces of pre-Hispanic art as well as copies, founding a great museum to house them.
Guerrero
Museos
499
No
499
Museo Histórico Casa de Allende
Historic place
This museum occupies the former residence of Don Ignacio Allende and his parents: a prosperous family at the end of the viceregal period. With its collection of original items, loans from major museums from around Mexico, and a modern design, this space offers a comprehensive overview of this important figure and the history of the War of Independence.
Guanajuato
Museos
459
No
459

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