Acapulco Historical Museum of Fort San Diego, Acapulco

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Pay a visit to Acapulco Historical Museum of Fort San Diego, a star-shaped stone fortress and museum in Acapulco. Built (and rebuilt) in the 17th and 18th centuries, the fort protected this Spanish empire outpost from pirate attacks. Explore the walls of the well-preserved stronghold and learn about its rich history. Step inside to the museum, where you can see numerous artifacts from the colonial era, Mezcala archaeological relics, and exhibits on history, the military, and piracy in the country. Put Acapulco Historical Museum of Fort San Diego on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Acapulco travel itinerary maker.
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  • A place with great history in Acapulco, walk and know that place was pleasant, I wish I could have guides that will explain more detailed
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  • This was the 1st time we have gotten over to the Fort and it is a worthwhile visit. Wear your walking shoes here as just getting into the Fort is a workout on its own. Many interior room with many cra...  more »
  • A great place to learn the history of Acapulco. Beautiful views! It takes about one and a half hours to go through the exhibits.  more »
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  • Fuerte de San Diego is the first European fort on the Pacific, begun in 1614 to protect the Manila Galleons from pirates. It was severely damaged by a massive earthquake in 1776, but rebuilt and has now been turned into an excellent air conditioned museum dedicated to Spain's trade with the Orient, which was carried aboard the Galleons every year from 1565 to 1815.
  • Excellent Museum
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  • Very beautiful
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  • The place is excellent for historical moments of the port of Acapulco, as well as of the State of Guerrero.
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  • Nice & cute sight.
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