Asociación Cultural Na Bolom, San Cristobal de las Casas
(4.4/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Visit the house of Frans and Gertrude Blom, Asociación Cultural Na Bolom, where they dedicated themselves to the protection of the Lacandon Mayans. The house, named after the Mayan word for jaguar, now serves as a museum and cultural center. See where the Danish archaeologist and the Swiss photographer lived, campaigned for the conservation of the Chiapas rainforest, and worked to protect the only Mayan people that were never colonized, the Lacandon. Take a tour of the grounds to learn about their lives; view memorabilia, relics, and photographs from their collection; and explore the picturesque hacienda. Put Asociación Cultural Na Bolom at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Cristobal de las Casas vacation planner.
Create a full San Cristobal de las Casas itinerary
map

Plan your trip to San Cristobal de las Casas

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in San Cristobal de las Casas by other users

26 days in Mexico & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Chiapas BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Chiapas BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Southern Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Chiapas BY A USER FROM MEXICO February, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chiapas BY A USER FROM MEXICO March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Southern Mexico BY A USER FROM POLAND March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Chiapas BY A USER FROM MEXICO January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Mexico, Guatemala & Caye Caulker BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Is frequented by be half historical and have information on Lacandon, to me already not I like much because to them peoples indigenous them sold them photos of their peoples and in addition to prices exorbitant; Once the House of the culture of Chenalhó asked historical photos of Chenalhó and Na Bolom said that if that was the sold to 25,000 each copy. That made me have a bad impression.
    View original
  • They had some interesting photos and artifacts but the presentation and lighting was not too good. Could use an upgrade. 
  • this small museum houses an interesting collection of items helping understand Chiapas' native culture. the courtyard and gardens are also lovely and worth a stroll. 
Google
  • This is a place you have to visit while in San Cris. You'll fina a lot of interesting information about the history of this town and the Selva Lacandona. It could benefit of a better maintenance and a guided tour. Be sure to bring cash to buy some handcrafts from the locals selling there.
  • This place is very interesting!!
  • Incredible organization for the environment and culture. Must visit.
  • Top attraction of S Cristobal Study center of Maya culture
  • Such an amazing place to visit to learn more about the culture and the way of living