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Museo Casa Montejo, Merida

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Witness centuries of opulence at Museo Casa Montejo, a historical mansion in Merida's old town. Before its conversion to a museum in 2010, the 16th-century building was for generations a residence of the Montejo family, Spanish conquerors of the Yucatan Peninsula. Admire the well-preserved facade, ornately decorated with reliefs portraying conquistadors and members of the powerful family. Explore the interior, which houses period furniture and decorations in Neo-Renaissance, Neo-Rococo, and Victorian styles. Make Museo Casa Montejo part of your personalized Merida itinerary using our Merida holiday planner.
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  • This museum is located in the downtown area. Its free to visit and you can take photos without flash. Inside they have furniture in excellent condition. During your visit the museum has staff keeping ...  more »
  • The Montejos were a local noble family who apparently lived in this grand mansion with high ceilings, now turned into a museum. It is on the Plaza Grande of Merida and very easy to find. Entrance is f...  more »
  • Adjacent to the grand plaza in Merida, this museum is free and a pleasant 30-minute diversion. It is beautifully maintained, and furnished in 19th century splendor. Part of the museum is dedicated to ...  more »