INAH Museums Network

128 Museums
Museo Histórico ex 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 Regional, ex Cuartel de la Compañía Fija
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 Maya de Cancún
Archeological site
A contemporary architectural project, respecting the natural setting, this museum was inaugurated recently and houses one of the most considerable collections of Maya art in the country, with local pieces as well as from other states, incorporated into the San Miguelito archeological zone.
Quintana Roo
Museos
469
No
469
Museo Nacional de Antropología
Nacional
Mexico’s most emblematic museum, and one of the world’s finest, contains an astoundingly rich archeological collection from the country’s numerous indigenous communities. A truly priceless treasure.
Ciudad de México
Museos
471
si
471
Museo Nacional de Historia Castillo de Chapultepec
Nacional
The former residence of viceroys, presidents and an emperor, Chapultepec Castle was the site of a major encounter during the Mexican-American war of 1847, and contains a splendid collection of historical artifacts.
Ciudad de México
Museos
472
si
472
Museo Nacional de las Culturas del Mundo
Nacional
Ciudad de México
Museos
473
si
473
Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones
Nacional
This sixteenth-century religious building, the scene of the battles of the Mexican-American War of 1847, contains displays and explanations of Mexico’s complex nineteenth-century history and its conflicts with Spain, France, and the United States. Exhibits include pre-Hispanic artefacts from the time of Huitzilopochco’s rule and the early years of the vice-regal period.
Ciudad de México
Museos
474
si
474
Museo Nacional del Virreinato
Nacional
The finest examples of the visual arts from New Spain over the three centuries of its existence, exhibited in a splendid building from this period: the Jesuit College in Tepotzotlán, which provides a brilliant, detailed journey through the viceregal period.
Estado de México
Museos
475
si
475
Museo Regional Cuauhnáhuac, Palacio de Cortés
Regional
Among the many stately homes of the Viceroyalty in Mexico is this home of the chief Conquistador, Hernán Cortés, in the capital of his vast domain. The history of the State of Morelos from the pre-Hispanic past up to the Revolution is shown through a varied collection of valuable objects and eloquent remains.
Morelos
Museos
476
No
476

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