Mexican History Museum, Monterrey

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At Mexican History Museum, learn about Mexican history through art. The museum offers several exhibitions, covering a large period, from ancient times through to the modern era. Learn about the lives and customs of the Maya and the Aztec Empires. Most of the information is displayed in Spanish, but you can ask for an English-speaking guide. If you can, go on a Thursday or Sunday, when you can enter the museum for free. Take the kids for a treat on the museum's walk-in train, where they can play. Mexican History Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Monterrey Edition.
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  • One shows extraordinary what was Mexico in the 19th century with the short reign of Maximilian. Highly recommended
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  • Very well located, interactive, modern, interesting, easy access also for the same cost, is accessible to other museums.
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  • The Museum is a reference in the center of Monterrey, opposite the macroplaza and close to restaurants, bars and other attractions of the city. If you visit Monterrey or are city and you've never been, highly recommend the visit, there are days that the entry into free, in addition that is connected to the Museum of the North-East. Both museums offer very good permanent exhibition and other temporary also high level. A must-see in Monterrey
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  • I find this very good. I learn much history however I think maybe too much reading for one day idk maybe just me. Building is nice architecture.
  • The place is so beautiful in and out, not only that but since it is located in the middle of downtown there's is so much else to do once you're done.
  • Bilingual and a very good introduction to the history of mexico, learnt a lot. Good guest exhibits too. Skirted over the whole decimation of ancient cultures though, although maybe I missed that floor.
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If the main purpose of your visit to Monterrey is sightseeing, stay in the old central neighborhood of Barrio Antiguo, where you can find everything from budget-friendly youth hostels to hotels housed in historical buildings and large hotels. Those visiting for business purposes might prefer to look south of the river to Zona San Augustin, which offers mid-range hotels in more modern surroundings.
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