Museo De Las Momias de Guanajuato, Guanajuato
(3.1/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Take a tour of Museo De Las Momias de Guanajuato, an eerie Guanajuato attraction housing over a hundred real mummies, naturally formed in the town cemetery and exhumed from 1865 to 1958. Not for the faint of heart, the museum offers you a chance to see gruesome human remains, including a pregnant mummy and a mummified fetus. Put Museo De Las Momias de Guanajuato and other Guanajuato attractions into our Guanajuato trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Do not understand why such place may be a place tourist. Employees have a very bad attitude, I think it is because they take so much time with the mummies. Mummy is not culture, is something horrible. I do not recommend anyone visiting it
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  • Something shocking is the subject of the mummies because one imagines something different, the Museum is excellent, the atmosphere, the only detail is that it is a very short route, I do not know if they have more than where grow you but I liked it would distribute the mummies so there are no parts of the Museum where East saturated specimens.
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  • Amazing conservation in these bodies with very interesting stories each of ellas.tienen who visit this museum is an experience that is hard to forget.
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  • The mummy museum is a must if you're in Guanajuato. That being said, the line tends to get pretty long on the weekends so if you do not want to wait then go early in the morning. The ticket price is between $2.50-$3.00 American. Inside you get to watch a short film and are brought in in groups of 20-30 with a guide. It's all in Spanish but each mummy has a story and a display card that has the English version on it. It is way cool to see and find out some history on the mummies and how they got mummified!
  • The history of how the mummies have been found to the history of each corpse is very interesting. There is a tour guide who will walk you through each section and explain things to you. Also the tour is maybe 20 minutes long. Once the tour is complete, there are small stores outside to buy gifts and crafts. Excellent experience!
  • VERY SPOOKY PLACE BUT EDUCATING AT THE SAME TIME , AMAZING TO KNOW AND BE PART OF THE HISTORY MOMIAS DE GUANAJUATO.
  • I have no idea what I think of this place. Creepy, interesting, exploitive? It shows mummified remains of people buried in last 150 years. Entrance fee is 56 pesos. There is camera fee nobody pays, signs saying no flash photography which is wholly ignored. For most mummies you can see the expression on their face in their final seconds. There is 1 part dedicated to children that I found tough. Issue I guess is this none of these people donated their bodies to this. Would you like to be displayed like this? Yet in saying that if they were 3000 years old I don't think I would mind. If "easily offended" I recommend against but if you think photos are cool check it out.
  • If you´ve never seen a mummy and are curious (my case), it´s a good experience. Not a big deal though, just a few dead people that were found naturally mummified a long time ago :)