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Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende)

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 2499
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The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national hero.
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+52 415 152 2499
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Reviewed 1 week ago

“Hic Natus Ubique Notus” and means roughly "here born and in all the world known". That is the carving above the entrance door to Ignacio Allende's home in San Miguel de Allende (which I think we should translate today as Allende's Saint Michael) - I...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The de Allende house is an impressive structure. It is tastefully stocked with historical displays of family and area history. There are enough English translations on the information placards to keep one engage even if you don't read Spanish.

Thank BackRoadBruce
Reviewed 1 January 2018

As you wind your way around the lower and upper levels of the Allende home you learn the history of the area and of the family's famous son. Many of the videos are in Spanish only but each room has information signs in English as...More

Thank bbretz56
Reviewed 30 December 2017

It is a quick historical stop. Built and owned by the richest family in San Miguel at one time. It is a large home. You are only allowed into 2 parts of it. But you can get a feeling for how the wealthy pepople lived...More

Thank JeannieStu
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is one of the most pleasant places we visited in the two times we were in SMA. This time we had an English speaking guide, Carlos, and he gave us insight into the life of the owners of the hacienda and let us know...More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a self-guided facility. (No audio tours available.) The building has been beautifully preserved. There are many plaques in Spanish and English to help visitors learn the personal history of Allende and what life was like for his family and people of the time....More

Thank Helen711
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It was a very informative museum as far as Mexican independence is concerned. However, the explanations in English were somewhat abbreviated and the installation was rather lackluster.

Thank John_and_Michele
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Well worth the time to experience the Mexican Revolution beginnings through the wonderful, descriptive narratives and displays in the city's namesake. Ignacio Allende was one of the major organizers of the insurrection, executed for his participation. Excellent way to experience life centuries ago among the...More

1  Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went to visit on a Sunday and were treated by 4 wonderful professional actors whom perform on an occaision basis.The visit helped us to better understand the history of the time and more of the fellow people involved in the freedm movement.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A great insight into life in the time of Ignacio Allende. The house is presented in the manner thought to be indicative.

Thank malynka2017
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