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Museo del Acero Horno 3

Av. Fundidora | and Adolfo Prieto, Parque Fundidora, Monterrey 64010, Mexico
+52 81 8126 1100
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Amazing place

The museum is modern, clean, interactive, but most importantly, interesting. The many displays and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mimoso1
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Amazing place, interesting history

It's a beautiful place, prepare yourself to walk and face the heat (in case you visit in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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History of Horno Alto Nº 3, Horno Alto Nº 3 was designed by Arthur G. McKee & Co. from Cleveland, Ohio. The installation began in October 1965 and it began operating in January 1968, with the capacity to produce 1,500 to 2,000 tons of cast iron per day. It had the most advanced technologies, notable among which were the electronic programmer of raw materials and the automatic system for the control of furnace combustion. With the beginning of operations of Horno Alto Nº 3, the Monterrey Foundry reached a production of a million tons of steel per year, which made it the most important steel mill in Mexico.
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Av. Fundidora | and Adolfo Prieto, Parque Fundidora, Monterrey 64010, Mexico
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+52 81 8126 1100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is modern, clean, interactive, but most importantly, interesting. The many displays and screenings made it a place where one could easily spend half a day. Our tour guide was a high school student on social service and he was a pleasure to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful place, prepare yourself to walk and face the heat (in case you visit in the summet). There's a lot of trees on the paths there and the museum is interesting. At night time, you can see the whole factory light up, which...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We´re glad to hear you had a great time. =)

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Climbing into the heart of the blast furnace itself was incredible! You have the ability to not just walk through where the workers went but into the heart of the steel-making plant itself. Though the guides speak close to no English, there are a few...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again some day. =)

Reviewed 28 May 2017

What a treat to stumble upon this living museum in Parque Fundidora. The interactive museum is a steel plant that has been restored and repurposed to include a blast furnace, demonstrations, a restaurant and stunning views from the top. I had no idea how steel...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

We´re glad to hear you had a good time with us. Hope to see you again someday. =)

Reviewed 22 April 2017

How do you go from scratch to great success and all the way back? This museum takes you on this journey from the early 1900's to the mid 1980's sharing insights of how the Porfiriato encouraged foreign investment and know-how and how it all ultimately...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We´re glad to hear you had a great time. =)

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Inside of Fundidora Park, you could find the museum "Horno 3", learning about materials and how Monterrey started it's development. At the end of the visit you could enjoy a great Lunch or dinner on the restaurant above the museum. Prices are regular but we'll...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

We´re glad to hear you had a wonderful time with us. We hope to see you again some day. =)

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Dont let the fact that this is a museum about the history of steel making in Mexico housed in a restored blast furnace keep you from going to Fundadora Park and finding this wonderful museum. I was amazed at how much everyone in my group...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

We are very thankful to hear that you had a wonderful day in our museum. Hope you can tell all your friends about the excelente day you had with us. =)

Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was very interesting. Most of the placards for the exhibits were in both English and Spanish. The ride up to the top floor was not pleasant for me because I do not like heights, but I am glad that I got to the top...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

We are truly happy to hear you had a great time with use despite of your fear of heights. Hope the memory of this day stays with you for ever and we hope to see you again really soon. =)

Reviewed 9 March 2017

In my recent visit to Monterrey my GF and I decided to visit the Steel history museum of MTY. I must say the Tour was amazing, they assigned us an English speaking tour guide who was very informative. My family is from monterrey and i...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

It´s nice to know hear you now know the really history behind this beautiful city. Hope you guys enjoy your visita and we hope to see you again soon. =)

Reviewed 3 February 2017

OK so I was not that enthusiastic about visiting a museum about steel and it's history in that city, but it turned out to be a really awesome visit! Compared to a lot of the European museums, this one is pretty interactive (one of the...More

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horno3, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Museo del Acero Horno 3, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

We are really glad to hear you say you had a great time. We truly hope to see you again some day.

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