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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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Wonderfully diverse

Even if you don't know Don Quiote, I think you will find satisfying art work to enjoy. If you do... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
cpnegrad
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Hurricane, West Virginia
Huge variety of Don Quixote interpretations

We thoroughly enjoyed the huge variety of artistic representations of Don Quixote even though we've... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
2cantravelbugs
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Sechelt, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Even if you don't know Don Quiote, I think you will find satisfying art work to enjoy. If you do know him, you will find wonderful interpretations of him and his story. Free on Tuesday!! (Though it only costs 30 pesos). VERY comfortable building, VERY...More

Thank cpnegrad
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the huge variety of artistic representations of Don Quixote even though we've never read the book. The museum has inspired us to get a copy of the book.

Thank 2cantravelbugs
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Marvelous, elegant building in the center of Central Historic. Sixteen rooms, hundreds of artists represented and ONE subject. Clearly I need to read the Man of La Macha again. There must be some profound, universal truths in this book to inspire such an outpour of...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

i guess Guanajuato has an obsession with Cervantes and this museum is a testament to their love of the most loved of his characters.

Thank bryan m
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Others have appraised the art gallery. Another thing or event is the Thursday night music show. During the season a musician(s) will perform in the evenings. The theatre is quite small, with maybe 30 very hard chairs. Quality depends on the artist but usually very...More

Thank im44
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This museum features a broad range of pieces of art (mostly paintings and ceramics) inspired by the Cervantes's story of Don Quixote. The quality of the works is outstanding, even surprising. It is not have all that much info about Cervantes himself.

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Impressive exhibit! Self explanatory. Easy to follow. We did the exhibit in less than 2 hours. It was down the street form el Teatro Juarez.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This museum is so awesome that I had to return the next day. Whether you have ever read DQM or not, you will be delighted. Great bookstore and coffee shop, too.

Thank Habanada
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This surprising collection lovingly exhibited in another beautiful old building with its own interior courtyard is worth a visit. Dali's illustrations and those of indigenous group drawn on giant leaves of particular note.

Thank maryDyffrynArdudwy
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A great mixture of Quixote inspired art. There was varied knowledge about the original Quixote storyline in our group so it would be awesome if there was a synopsis of Quixote somewhere in the museum, but otherwise it was very cool to see the different...More

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Andrea M
2 September 2016|
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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.
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Daveandmax
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
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