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