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Museo Casa Montejo, Merida
(4.3/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
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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  • When visiting the Plaza Grande in Merida, make sure to pop into the Casa Montejo. It shows off the opulence of the Spanish victors over the Indians (make sure you take note of the 2 soldiers standing ...  more »
  • Regardless of that the Museum belongs to a Bank, it is quite interesting, it is possible to appreciate the furniture and other original features which makes it very interesting. If you are going to Merida, visit is a must, it is also free.
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  • It is a journey through an old House. the guide makes very entertaining travel and respond to questions that arise in addition to everything with enthusiasm which you enter at the time of apogee of the mansion.
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