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For a small town, this is a wonderful museum with an excellent collection of ceramic items, arrowheads, and petroglyphs found in the surrounding area. Our bilingual guide, Enrique, carefully explained the displays, which greatly added to the visit. Donations help support this free museum.
We had heard great things about this museum and were excited that we were going there. However, when we arrived (saturday afternoon about 2:00) it was closed. So I am writing this review only to say that one should check their schedule before going.
Mascota is the most important archeological site of the region, the pieces found are exceptional, there are also groups of people who organize expeditions to the town surroundings like "El pantano" and "El refugio" to name a few, this museum it's a good option to...More
The Archaeological Museum is housed in the Casa de Cultura, just one block east of the plaza. Renovation of the museum cost about one million pesos and its doors were officially reopened in August 2011. It now has an auditorium, a library and five large...More
This is an incredible little museum. They have done such a good job of putting the things in context with photos, maps, and descriptions. If you don't speak Spanish, make sure you ask for the guide book in English. I was also told there is...More
We have passed through Mascota many times and finally stopped to visit this museum which had been under renovation. It is very interesting and has things that relate to the areas past. Worth a vist entry by donation
Amazing museum to find in this small agricultural town, high up in the Sierra Madres. Well displayed articles that had been discovered by Joseph B. Mountjoy with backing from National Geographic, from the surrounding area..
We went to visit this amazing museum which get you in touch with the mores of this awsome and authentic area! Its not big but it has all you need to understand what is Mascota and the around towns about!