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Museo Casa Montejo

Calle 63, 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0633
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Gorgeous

A lovely museum with furniture from the original mansion.One of the finer gift shops we saw in the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2016
Carol T
Interesting colonial house

Furnished with Victorian & Edwardian furniture in the 3 rooms including stunning ceiling in the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
jacqui3744
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Facing the main square in Merida, this extraordinary building dates back to 1549 and is built with intricate artistry in the Spanish Plateresque style.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
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Calle 63, 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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+52 999 923 0633
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

A lovely museum with furniture from the original mansion.One of the finer gift shops we saw in the region as well. Worth the time.

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Furnished with Victorian & Edwardian furniture in the 3 rooms including stunning ceiling in the dining room. Heavily managed, no touching, clear guidance as to how to get around. Sometimes special exhibitions as well. Backpacks need to be left in entry room

Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Museo Casa Montejo is a very nice museum with period rooms that are very well preserved, it is also a beautiful house. the Museum has a great store with very special handicrafts

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The Museo Casa Montejo is situated on the south side of Merida’s Plaza Grande (Calle 63 between Calles 62 and 60). The museum is located inside one of the most beautiful historic buildings that I saw in Merida, with such intricate carvings around the door...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Beautifully restored home by Banamex. Every room is just more stunning than the next. Ceilings, windows, furnishings...just gorgeous! There is a great exhibition of modern Mexican art and some more traditional pieces. Also a great museum store.

Thank romazzino
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Perhaps the first house ever built in Mérida (XVI century), now a small museum and a perfect start to get around in Mérida Centro.

Thank Raúl G
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

It used to be Montejo's home, now it's a bank and part of the same bank's cultural center. The entrance is free, the signs are both in Spanish and English and there is an interactive room for kids. The cultural center holds différent and temporary...More

1  Thank Andii A
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is the home of the Francisco de Montejo, conqueror of the Mayans. The home has been beautifully restored as a museum and visitors must stay withing the designated walking perimeter. The rooms or very ornate and the furnishings are a mixture of styles -...More

1  Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Hey, you are going to Plaza Grande, and it is free, so check it out! The building dates from 1549. And we'll air conditioned for the items inside...well worth a respite. Remember to leave your bags at the bag hold check area first.

Thank BrendaMurray
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Interesting place, shows the house of the family in the last almost 500 years, including all the historical decoration, etc, worth a visit

Thank AndreRezende
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