128 Museums
Museo Regional de Antropología e Historia de Baja California Sur
Regional
A modern building houses some thousand-year old remains of human life in the state. The museum shows the geology of the peninsula, fossils, its unique natural environment, the life of early settlers and their extraordinary cave paintings, the Jesuit Missions, and ethnology.
Baja California Sur
Museos
478
478
Museo Regional de Chiapas
Regional
An international prize-winning building houses the rich archeology of the Maya and Zoque cultures of the state, over 3,500 years of history, including the time of the Spanish Conquistadors up to the Revolution. The exhibits include arms, convent life and daily life, fine architecture and important documents.
Chiapas
Museos
479
479
Museo Regional de Guadalajara
Regional
Presents the capital city of Jalisco state and its long history in a splendid baroque setting. From the first settlers in the region to the most famous artists of the twentieth century, the daily life of contemporary ethnic groups, the "tiro" tombs (with air shafts), Western pre-history, and the highest forms of art from the vice-regal period.
Jalisco
Museos
480
si
480
Museo Regional de Guanajuato, Alhóndiga de Granaditas
Regional
The site of an important battle in the War of Independence and a famous building from the vice-regal period, the museum presents the history of that conflict, the archeology and ethnology of the region, and the work of three of its leading artists: Hermenegildo Bustos and José Chávez Morado (painters), and Romualdo García (photographer).
Guanajuato
Museos
481
No
481
Museo Regional de Guerrero
Regional
The former Government Palace, built in 1902, displays the history of Guerrero from pre-Hispanic times up to the triumph of the Restored Republic. A valuable collection primarily of the Mezcala culture, with costume from the viceregal period, the Manila galleons, mining and the War of Independence.
Guerrero
Museos
482
No
482
Museo Regional de Historia de Aguascalientes
Regional
The history of Aguascalientes since prehistoric times up to Independence, in a magnificent Porfiriato-period (late nineteenth century) building, houses a collection covering regional paleontology, archeology, the Christian religion, the Chichimeca War, the inland Camino Real with its silver ingots, the distant prison and the founding of the city.
Aguascalientes
Museos
477
No
477
Museo Regional de Historia de Colima
Regional
The history of Colima since early times is housed in this architectural jewel from the Porfiriato period. The archeology (influenced by the great volcano), pottery from the Capacha, Ortice and Comala regions, shaft tombs, evangelization, trade with the Philippines, the passage of Benito Juarez, the Revolution and the region today are all represented.
Colima
Museos
483
483
Museo Regional de La Laguna
Regional
A modern building in the Torreón park known as the Venustiano Carranza Forest, houses fine archeological examples from La Laguna (of the Paoqui, Cavisero, Ahomane, Anuopa, Irritila and other tribes), some pre-Hispanic pottery and the Licio Lagos Collection of pre-Hispanic art as well as ethnic costumes.
Coahuila
Museos
484
484
Museo Regional de Michoacán, Nicolás León Calderón
Regional
First established in 1886 in a palace in the city of Morelia, the museum houses a splendid collection of pre-Hispanic artefacts, assembled by the institution’s first director, Nicolás León, as well as plates of rare codices, maps, ancient items of clothing and objects of historic importance such as the table where the Constitution of Apatzingán was signed.
Michoacán
Museos
485
485

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