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Each year Guadalajara hosts a ceramic competition. The winning entries are housed in this museum. Prepare to be enthralled by a collection of artistry and craftsmanship. Admission is free. Put this collection at the top of your list in Guadalajara.
Various winners of the National Ceramic contest have pieces here on display. The use of clay for everyday function and the styles and decor reflect the history & style of each region. I was able to tell right away pieces from my Chihuahua, up north....More
This small museum, located on Independencia, had lovely examples of different styles of ceramics. Although it was small, it was well worth spending some time there, and a hot afternoon, it offered a cool (not air-conditioned) respite.
This is a great place to learn about Mexican ceramics. It's small and simple, but each salon showcases a different type of ceramic and explains the technique that makes it unique. After visiting, you'll understand the different types of pieces you see elsewhere. We spoke...More
Entrance fee is free. Display was simple but clean. Made the ceramic stand out. Many nice pieces, some exquisite even. Not a lot of explanation unfortunately. I recommend spend about 45 minutes to an hour here.
Walked thru and enjoyed the ceramics and cultural history, but the staff was an unexpected delight. While I just meandered thru the museum, my wife, who is Mexican, spoke to the staffand got more details, history than walls. Very friendly, and free, lessons about the...More
Just walk slowly around the exhibits. It is not a large museum and great coffee is just outside or in the courtyard. Soak it all in. You will be able to buy similar things in the shops of Tlaquepaque and the museum courtyard sometimes hosts...More