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This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés and includes a collection of Diego Rivera murals.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Francisco Leyva 100, Cuernavaca 04620, Mexico
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The site is full of history (as almost every place or town in Mexico). Travel back many years while you enjoy the multiple colors of Cuernavaca's central park which surrounds the Palacio.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It's a very interesting museum were you can see highlighs of the history from prehispanic to the Revoltion. The paintings by Diego Rivera are awsome and worth enjoying with a guide.

Thank Concepcion J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Only drawback was all descriptions were in Spanish. Lots of room to roam. Zocalo at front is beautiful and comfortable for people watching.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located in the center of the Zocalo. Very interesting. Great history. The paintings by Diego Rivera were great to see.

Thank DPNA
Reviewed 12 July 2017

you can spend a couple of hours going through the exhibits. It was a Palace where Cortes stayed for some time and later it was converted into a prison . There is a small market to the right side of the entrance where you can...More

Thank Sribash
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The rain poured down outside the glass as I sat and took in Rivera's mural. It's very emotional, the suffering of the conquered. The museum is full of very interesting pieces, but the mural is what takes this from 3 star to 5 star. I...More

1  Thank Dolly E
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is quite interesting specially by the fact that belonged to the conquer Hernán Cortes. The arquitectural style is very impressive. You could visit in 2 hours.

Thank Thealcazar
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this site! The people were friendly the site is clean and all of the artifacts are clearly marked! There are wonderful murals by Diego Rivera on the top floor of the palace. The guides and docents do not speak English but the concierge does....More

Thank TrinaLee2015
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Decent Mexican History museum, but the building has been renovated so many times in the past 200 years, that you can't really tell what it looked like at the time of Cortez.

Thank Itsnotatumor
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Besides being an historical residence of the conquistador of Mexico, it has been turned into a museum with an extensive collection of historical artifacts and a 50" mural by Diego Rivera!

Thank Zorro805
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