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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

Gurrion at Alcala | Plaza Santa Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 2991
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Gurrion at Alcala | Plaza Santa Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 2991
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In addition to the excellent exhibits there, one has some impressive views of the cacti in the Ethnobotanical Garden below.

Thank tennismaine
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very nicely laid out museum with mostly well placed info plaques. Nice and cool to visit on a hot day and some beautiful views from the upper stories.

Thank Colette C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Impossible to plan visit. There is literally NO GUIDE one can look at, and this is a big place. Beautiful old monastery, but exhibits badly displayed and badly lit. No English anywhere, and did I say no guide??? This place should be seen. But it...More

Thank mew01921
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not give the curated contents of this museum five stars: rather a strong four stars for being topically extensive but a little thin on any particular topic. But it gets five stars because of the opportunity a visit gives you to wander this...More

Thank NormBC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cultural museum is in a former monastery attached to the church of Santo Domingo and besides displaying artifacts from the surrounding areas there is an impressive university library and if my memory serves me right this was one of the very earliest universities. The...More

Thank FerringFairy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here as part of our stay in Oaxaca and whilst there was a lot of other things to see (and not a huge amount of English) the main attraction is by far the turquoise skull. Well worth it for the small entry price.

Thank 647LauraB647
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right next to the downtown church. Lots of great artifacts and explanations, a good way to listen some of the history of the region

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this museum impressive and instructive. Located in the ex-convent adjacent to Templo Santa Domingo, the building itself is a work of art. This museum displays artifacts of many local cultures. We were very impressed with the prehispanic displays. A few hours spent here...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location, location, location. Great views from everywhere once you are inside. Expect half a day at least and well worth it. Millions of small rooms with a great amount of history and information that will appeal to everyone. Not to be missed

Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this as a prelude to a trip to Monte Alban. Beautiful views. Knowing a bit of Spanish is helpful

Thank calie
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el C
10 January 2018|
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Response from DiningDiva619 | Reviewed this property |
Was there in December 2017 and we paid an admission. I don't remember exactly what we paid for admission. If I recall correctly, it was around $50 Pesos +/-
10 April 2017|
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Response from ginnyzz | Reviewed this property |
Tourist from Massachusetts, longtime student and admirer of Latin American history and cultures
Anna P
18 August 2015|
Response from Perry M | Reviewed this property |
That is a statement, not a question .