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Address: Calle Independencia At M. Barcena 684, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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3-658-2531
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:30
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This recently opened museum is located in a former convent and chronicles...

This recently opened museum is located in a former convent and chronicles the history of the city from colonial times to modern day.

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Pleasant Couple of Hours

All explanations are in Spanish, but even without reading, one feels the pride of Guadalajara. The building itself was originally a Capuchin convent then converted to barracks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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earth, sol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

All explanations are in Spanish, but even without reading, one feels the pride of Guadalajara. The building itself was originally a Capuchin convent then converted to barracks, then divided up, finally formed into a museum in 1992. On the Saturday we went it was free admission, otherwise it might be 20 MXN. As other reviewers mentioned, the displays from the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The museum provides a fascinating overview of the city's history, though you need to be able to read Spanish to get the most out of it.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Museo de la Ciudad tells the early history of Guadalajara. There is a portrait of the city's first mayor Miguel De Ibarra. Also the information in this museum is in Spanish only. So i recommend you learn some Spanish before visiting. However you can still visit because there are a lot of interesting items on display. In Guadalajara there... More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's located in a beautiful historic building which was probably the highlight of the trip. There are several rooms each dealing with a century of Guadalajara's history. There aren't really many objects to look at, it's all just reading about the history (all in Spanish, no English). Don't get me wrong, the history is interesting and I liked reading about... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2016

Ground floor has a lot of exhibits and historical detail from the very founding of this city, displayed in many rooms. Unfortunately everything is in Spanish. Upstairs there is a large room featuring poster size black and white photos from April 1992, recording the tragedy when an underground gasoline leak caused an explosion devastating a whole area of the city.... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2012

A museum is always a treat and possibly should be rated higher than average...

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