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Mask Museum

Cuesta de San Jose #32 | Cuesta de San Jose #32, Colonia Azteca San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 154 4324
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You've Got to Check This Place Out!

Wow! What a collection of masks and the proprietor, Bill, has a tremendous knowledge about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda R
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Cypress, Texas
A must-see while in SMA

Mark has poured his heart and soul into collecting and creating a museum-quality mask museum. He... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rhonda123itsme
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Cuesta de San Jose #32 | Cuesta de San Jose #32, Colonia Azteca San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What a collection of masks and the proprietor, Bill, has a tremendous knowledge about the masks and their history. The masks are well displayed and definitely opened my mind up to this subject. Check it out!!!

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark has poured his heart and soul into collecting and creating a museum-quality mask museum. He travels throughout Mexico in search of masks have been worn in indigenous ceremonies. Make an appointment - admission is a donation.

Thank Rhonda123itsme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museo de Mascara is a fantastic experience. Allow 2-3 hours (including walking time) and you will not be disappointed. Bill has a HUGE personally curated collection of authentic masks that have all been danced in ceremony throughout indigenous areas of Mexico. He has personally collected...More

Thank sleepingbeautyUSA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The collection of masks is amazing. One can take a self-guided tour, allowing you to take your time as you read the descriptions and study the masks.

Thank JFH70
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Bill, the owner, has gone to great lengths to assemble this collection of tribal masks, and there are many varieties, sizes, shapes and levels of significance. Should be interesting for anyone to see.

Thank crbtravels
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Bill was an awesome source of cultural information and very welcoming. We enjoyed our time with him learning about Mexico's history and cultural dances. It was very interesting as he has so much knowledge about the topic of ceremonial masks and more. His gem of...More

Thank JazleneG
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The historical and cultural information is top notch and so interesting. The knowledge you gain will even enhance future trips to the markets other museums where you will have new insight into the masks and their importance.

Thank MJ W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This os suppose to be a wonderful place to visit. We didnt get in because it is appointment only, which is why i am writing this. Call them a day or two ahead if you weant to visit.

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I took some friends from the USA to visit the museum in March and they also were duly impressed. Bill Le Vaseur is an expert on masks and ceremonies in Mexico and his wife is an expert on Mexican folk art. Allow time to not...More

Thank Elena_WanderingMuse
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This museum an its owner should be on everyone list not to miss in San Miguel. Hundred and hundreds of cerimonial masks along with the story and understanding of there meaning to the Mexican People. Educational and fascinating.

Thank kittyb59
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carolden
18 January 2017|
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Response from heidilevasseur |
Visits are by appointment only please call 415 154 4324 or email Casa de la Cuesta to make an appointment
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