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Museo del Obispado

Calle Rafael J. Verger s/n | Colonia Obispado, Monterrey 64060, Mexico
52-8-3339588
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A 5-Star Experience

One of the most revered sites in all of Monterrey. The Palacio del Obispado, which sits up on a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OceanPotion1
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Melbourne, Florida
Great views!

Saw the flag displays while visiting the Bishop's Palacio. Was a very hot day, but the views were... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Ruths4
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Edwards, Il
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Beautiful building first built in 1787 as Bishop Fray Rafael Jose Verger's retirement home; now houses a Regional History Museum delineating Nuevo Leon's complex history.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small museum” (2 reviews)
“flag” (3 reviews)
“war” (3 reviews)
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Calle Rafael J. Verger s/n | Colonia Obispado, Monterrey 64060, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most revered sites in all of Monterrey. The Palacio del Obispado, which sits up on a hill, was the place where the people of Monterrey headed to when the American's invaded Mexico in late 1846. And on a side historical note, the...More

Thank OceanPotion1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Saw the flag displays while visiting the Bishop's Palacio. Was a very hot day, but the views were impressive. The flag is ginormous!

Thank Ruths4
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Obispado Museum, it's a very small museum, they charge $55 pesos per person the best part is taking pictures outside.

Thank Yazmin E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We visited the Obispado with family and friends. It's a great sightseeing place. You can drive up the mountain and it has a really great view of the whole city.

Thank vhernand
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This places was incredible, The view just breath taking. I can only image been her at night with your better half.

Thank Tity1985
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We got the afternoon off to see some sights so we headed to the Mirador and the Museo del Obispado. The building harkens back to the days of Mexico's war with the French. Originally a Catholic place of worship at the top of the highest...More

Thank Valentina2012
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This museum is very small! but have interesting details about Monterrey's history! it take to the important milestones in the history of how the Obispado was a important point in the evolution of the city.

Thank Gaby_Roes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The best museum in the whole state to learn the history of "Los regios ". It's an old church that was used in several battles as a strategic forth. In the upper part of " El cerro del obispado" you can appreciate Mexican Flag and...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 17 September 2016

As you drive up through the winding road to reach the top of the Church, you are reminded of the History of this place. The canons face out and reminds you that this church was once a fort that tried to stop the invading American...More

Thank maolphoto
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Themuseum has early hours, they close early and some days is not open, you can enjoy city views after you get out because the museum is not that big, there is an entrance fee here and overall it was ok

Thank bryanmantezoni
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