INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
Museo Histórico Casa de Hidalgo, La Francia Chiquita
Historic place
Don Miguel Hidalgo’s house in San Felipe Torres Mochas, built between 1793 and 1803, where he was parish priest both for the Indians and the Spaniards. The museum reviews the life of the national hero, where he entertained friends and neighbors with works by Molière, and freely discussed the issues of the day: the French Revolution, the ideas of the Enlightenment, Napoleon.
Guanajuato
Museos
461
461
Museo Histórico Curato de Dolores
Historic place
Don Miguel Hidalgo’s last home, which he left in order to lead the first phase of the War of Independence. It contains the national hero’s personal objects, arms and documents of the time, reproductions of portraits, lithographs and books that belonged to him, in a carefully recreated atmosphere of the period.
Guanajuato
Museos
466
466
Museo Histórico de Acapulco Fuerte de San Diego
Historic place
One of the best restored and preserved ancient fortresses in Mexico holds the history of the port of Acapulco: its original population, the age of sail, the Manila Galleons, the first trade with China, the missionary expeditions, attacks by pirates, and the siege in the War of Independence.
Guerrero
Museos
463
No
463
Museo Histórico del Oriente de Morelos, Casa de Morelos
Historic place
An eighteenth-century country house where Don José María Morelos lived during the siege of Cuautla in 1812. It contains objects and explanations of local and regional history since pre-Hispanic times up to the Zapatista uprising, with an emphasis on Morelos and Emiliano Zapata.
Morelos
Museos
464
464
Museo Histórico Regional de Ensenada
Regional
The 1886 Ensenada military barracks (later to become a jail and then a training hospital) houses the regional history museum showing: Baja Californian life, landscapes and culture from their remote origins until the military revolt of 1885. The collection includes early remains as well as memorable photographs from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Baja California
Museos
467
No
467
Museo Local de Artes e Industrias Populares de Pátzcuaro
Local
The San Nicolás Obispo College, built for Vasco de Quiroga and opened in 1540, displays the wonderful handcrafts of Michoacan which include: pottery, copper, stone and wooden crafts, lacquerware from Uruapan and Quiroga, Patzcuaro-style guilding, backstrap weaving, treadle loom weaving and embroidery.
Michoacán
Museos
403
No
403
Museo Local de la Evangelización-Ex Convento de Huejotzingo
Local
Franciscan monastery built between 1544 and 1570 in the Plateresque and Mudéjar styles with one of the few Simon Pereyns altarpieces in Mexico. It illustrates missionary work in central Mexico during the colonial period through a wide range of objects.
Puebla
Museos
411
No
411
Museo Local de la No Intervención-Fuerte de Loreto
Historic place
The beautiful chapel of the Virgin Mary, the chaplain’s house, a military barracks and four bastions make up this strange, airy building on a lofty site whose seven galleries tell the story of the fort in the wars of Independence, Reform, Intervention and the Revolution.
Puebla
Museos
456
No
456
Museo Local Fuerte de San Juan de Ulúa
Historic place
Restored in 2012, this site museum has exhibits of Olmec, Totonac and Huastec artefacts made from obsidian, stone and ceramic, as well as a collection of sixteenth-century European weapons, while also providing a military history of the mighty fort of San Juan de Ulúa.
Veracruz
Museos
7597
si
7597

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