Only drawback was all descriptions were in Spanish. Lots of room to roam. Zocalo at front is beautiful and comfortable for people watching.
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you can spend a couple of hours going through the exhibits. It was a Palace where Cortes stayed for some time and later it was converted into a prison . There is a small market to the right side of the entrance where you can...More
The rain poured down outside the glass as I sat and took in Rivera's mural. It's very emotional, the suffering of the conquered. The museum is full of very interesting pieces, but the mural is what takes this from 3 star to 5 star. I...More
This place is quite interesting specially by the fact that belonged to the conquer Hernán Cortes. The arquitectural style is very impressive. You could visit in 2 hours.
Loved this site! The people were friendly the site is clean and all of the artifacts are clearly marked! There are wonderful murals by Diego Rivera on the top floor of the palace. The guides and docents do not speak English but the concierge does....More
Decent Mexican History museum, but the building has been renovated so many times in the past 200 years, that you can't really tell what it looked like at the time of Cortez.
Besides being an historical residence of the conquistador of Mexico, it has been turned into a museum with an extensive collection of historical artifacts and a 50" mural by Diego Rivera!
This historic building, made into a museum, is quite interesting in itself, including small looks into excavation of the pyramid it was built atop. The collection of artifacts includes some real gems, prehispanic as well as colonial, but the real star is the mural by...More