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Located in Centro Morelia, the museum has an excellent shop where you can purchase local art from... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Joel T
Very interesting museum.

This museum is housed in a centuries old building. Interesting artifacts of pre-hispanic Mexico of... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
DocAndyHouston
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Tampa, Florida
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This museum covers a wide range of topics, including Mexican ecology, history and art.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“local art” (2 reviews)
“prehistoric” (2 reviews)
“centuries” (2 reviews)
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Morelia, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Located in Centro Morelia, the museum has an excellent shop where you can purchase local art from the villages in the state.

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This museum is housed in a centuries old building. Interesting artifacts of pre-hispanic Mexico of Tarrascan Indians, the Mexican Revolution that overthrew the Spanish imposed government and made Mexico independent. Lots of history here!

Thank DocAndyHouston
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A bit of everything, prehistoric, natural, local life, history, etc. Signposted in Spanish only, but you can guess what's what about. Local art in one of the rooms as well.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 26 March 2016

i have just visited this Museum and I must say that I found it very informative, from the prehispánic era until the Independence Movement. On the first floor , there were a lot of nice precolombin pottery, jewerly, weapons , and "códices" of the native...More

Thank AnaH32
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The Michoacan Museum was interesting both in its prehistoric exhibits but also 19th-century Mexican history. Located in the center of the colonial city.

1  Thank wmolmen
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Even though all of the exhibits were in Spanish, I was able to enjoy the displays, which used many maps and symbols to enlighten about the history of this huge and complex state.

1  Thank foxpawme
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Well laid out museum in the center of Morelia!! Worth the visit if you are in Morelia just so you can learn about the State of Michoacan and what the city is all about!

Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I have been searching for the connection between the 2 states of Michoacan and Michigan. This museum was very helpful and interesting. There was no crime or anything to worry about here. A very pleasant experience.

2  Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

This was, I thought, by far the best (I.e., most thorough and comprehensive) museum in Morelia. That being said, I think Morelia is more about beauty.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Most of the museums in Morelia are small and of indifferent quality, but this one stands out for its survey of Michoacan history from pre-conquest to the end of the 19th century.

1  Thank John F
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