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Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote)

Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 6721
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Winners of Don Quixote contest have their art displayed here

A fabulous museum! Of course there are many pieces you'd expect to see, but it also includes some... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Historical Quixote books

This pretty museum has many paintings of Don Quixote, some better than others. More interesting are... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Toluca, Mexico
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This museum is dedicated to the story of Don Quixote and displays statues, murals and other depictions of this famous literary figure.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 6721
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A fabulous museum! Of course there are many pieces you'd expect to see, but it also includes some avant-garde pieces as well. It's exciting to see sculpture, painting and performing arts in this lovely location. Highly recommended.

Thank Helen711
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This pretty museum has many paintings of Don Quixote, some better than others. More interesting are the various Quixote printings in many languages from several centuries. This museum is located in a well preserved old residence. The day I visited the ticket was free! Well...More

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A must visit for any person who read Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote de La Mancha. Full of exquisite sculptures, paintings and illustrations, an array of artworks by various artists including Sci Fi fantasy and even comic book and pop art. A feast for the...More

1  Thank DaquiPalla
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The collection of art and artifacts is quite significant. Tours are free on Tuesdays. Be aware that the floors are uneven and buckle in many places. You will need to be able to negotiate stars as there are no passages that don't require you to...More

Thank mail4cindyr
Reviewed 15 July 2017

the reach of Cervantes is deep. This museum does not disappoint and contains beautiful work by artists touched by the character Don Quixote.

Thank deltawave
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Who knew DQ could be depicted in so many ways, by so many people, for so many years. The scope and quality of the artwork of the museum is impressive. This was my favorite museum in Guanajuato.

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Its a little tough to visit because its at the entrance of one of the main tunels. You either have to have a taxi drop you off or stop off at the shuttle.

1  Thank stewmexico2002
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The house is beautiful itself and on a very convenient location, just few steps from the main square. Don Quijote is the greatest book of the Spanish/Castillian language ever, the essence of a great culture. This museum, unique in the world, is a wonderful homage...More

Thank Germanpm
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great diversity in collection, and changing displays. Small cafe inside. Saw a piano recital here as well. Worth a visit. FREE!

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Only 30 pesos but the art isn't great. Not a must do, esp. if you haven't read Quixote. It's a collection of fan art, basically.

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Andrea M
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Response from deepfreezeresident | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has a lot of things, lots of books, posters, even a book for kids. A good gift shop.
30 December 2014|
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Response from windsorcottage | Reviewed this property |
Hola, although it has only been a month since my visit to Guanajuato I can not recommend any of these hotels as I stayed at Hotel de las Poesias . . . . what I can say is that three times I ate at the restaurants bordering... More