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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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  • Average9%
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Calle Francisco Leyva 100, Cuernavaca 04620, Mexico
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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
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This historic building, made into a museum, is quite interesting in itself, including small looks into excavation of the pyramid it was built atop. The collection of artifacts includes some real gems, prehispanic as well as colonial, but the real star is the mural by...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great collection. Everything is well maintained and it's a great history lesson. I learned a great amount about Mexico's history and the murals are gorgeous.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice museum showing the history to Mexico. Nothing in comparison to the Anthropology museum in Mexico City, but does a nice job!

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a huge building, right in downtown Cuernavaca, by one of its two town squares. There are wonderful murals on some of the walls, and some interesting items. The most interesting thing to me is the building itself, over 500 years old.

Thank 263Larry263
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Cortes Palace is one of the most important museums in Cuernavaca, it is located in what used to be Corte's Palace, when he was stationed here during the conquest of Mexico, this is a must see for any tourist visiting Cuernavaca.

Thank econmacb
Reviewed 3 February 2017

/when you visit here, you will see some very interesting artifacts, some murals by Diego Rivera, and a view of Popocatepetl volcano. There are guides and guide material to help you.

Thank dat44
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Spent several hours here. The part on the revolution was great as we see the other statues & art in the museum in Mexico City. Great murals by Diego Garcia done between 1929 - 1930. Worth the visit to see those.

Thank Boggio
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The place is good but the surroundings are very dirty , tons of waste , which makes the experience very bad... there is a artisans market next to it, and they sell good products ...

Thank jochava
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The museum offers a large retrospective of Mexican history and very impressive mural painting of Mexico notorious painter, Diego Riviera

Thank Pierre H
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