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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

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Address: Gurrion at Alcala | Plaza Santa Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Las Joyas de Monte Alban

Are the main feature of this museum. It's 70 pesos to enter and you can't go in with any water etc. The museum itself I found really in favor of the Spanish invasion in Oaxaca... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Are the main feature of this museum. It's 70 pesos to enter and you can't go in with any water etc. The museum itself I found really in favor of the Spanish invasion in Oaxaca. Whereas if you get the chance to speak a lot of the locals you will see the majority are nostalgic for the time before the... More 

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Setauket, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum houses part of the discoveries fro Monte Alban. It is not as well organized as it could be, but it is none the less a very nice museum. It gives one a picture of life in Oaxaca from the Zapotecs through modern Mexico. With pottery, decorations and tools, one can get a interpretation of Pre-Columbian Oaxacan life. Developments... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has a wide range of exhibits about the Oaxacan culture and you can spend hours here if you are really interested in the subject. It would benefit from a little more focus as very little space was devoted to each topic. A highlight was the building itself which is part of the complex at Santo Domingo.

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Lakewood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but very nice museum on the grounds of this park. Well worth the visit including the hike through the park

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting was a bit dark for my eyes. I had trouble finding the treasures from Monte Alban. Interpretation signs are only in Spanish.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss this place it's huge and fascinating Looks over the botanical garden which looks amazing The building itself is worth the entrance fee

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Thank Katie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agreeing with many people on Trip Advisor, this is definitely a place to visit. I definitely believe that the amount of culture behind all of the artifacts will please any traveler looking to have a good time in Oaxaca. Go Here!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Filled of artifacts that will blow your mind, this museum really deserves a visit. It is not that big so a couple of hours will be enough. Awesome expositions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the extent of this museum. It was interesting and beautiful. It is also just nice to wander around in. Beautiful.

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not exceptional but interesting museum nonetheless. Has great views of the cacti in the etnobiological gardens next door.

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