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Museo Guillermo Spratling

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Some pottery from Spratlings collection. Interest exhibit (temporary) about indigenous language... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Caslin
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Guillermo Spratling Museum

Very nice museum well worth the $40 Pesos entry fee. A tribute to Spratling who ment so much to... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Ray T
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Sacramento, California
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Named for American silversmith William Spratling, who opened a silver shop in Taxco in the 1930s, this museum holds his collection of indigenous artifacts.
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Calle Porfirio A. Delgado 1, Taxco, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

a small museum not far from the central plaza. Exhibit of photos from various Mexican villages of religious celebrations; also exhibits of Sprawling's very elegant silver jewelry.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Isabel089
Reviewed 7 March 2017

If you are already a fan of William Spratling's designs you will love this museum. If you don't know who William Spratling is go to this museum and you will leave with knowledge of his legacy and art.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Some pottery from Spratlings collection. Interest exhibit (temporary) about indigenous language groups in Mexico. Smallish exhibition of Spratling designs and work.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Caslin
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Very nice museum well worth the $40 Pesos entry fee. A tribute to Spratling who ment so much to Taxco and the people who live here. Modern displays of photographs, artifacts, and silver pieces. Mostly in Spanish only.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ray T
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Behind the Parroquia. Inconspicuous, but well worth the 40 pesos. Good sample of Spratling's work and his history. However signage is in Spanish only.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Serendipitous02
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Guillermo Spratling did much to develop the art and commerce of silver in Taxco, and many of his original designs are displayed here. The museum is well-organized and very impressive. Go there.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank mrstuna
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Nice little museum dedicated to Guillermo Spratling, a New Yorker who came to Taxco in the 1930s and started the modern silver jewelry tradition here. Looking at some of his own silver designs, you see how great the silver was back in the day and...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Craig T
Reviewed 15 October 2013

When in Taxco go by this museum. It will give you a great deal of background on how Taxco became world renowned for its silversmithing. Informative and fun.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank BrentAustinTX
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Actually we didn't see much of the museo. Each time we tried to go it was closed. Then when we finally went past and the doors were open, we went in and were told there were only 20 minutes before it closed. We asked if...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

short but most interesting exhibits, specially showing the life of William Spratling and his love for Taxco and the design of silver

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank EricRojo
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