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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

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All reviews audio guide botanical gardens great museum beautiful building spanish conquest former convent modern times huge museum colonial times santo domingo church museum houses ethnobotanical garden pre columbian rich history on display worth a visit couple of hours
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Reviewed today

Great collection and great building. I found the place very interesting and very calming, with some excellent background music in the main area (perhaps it was from one of the contemporary temp exhibitions?). Even if not interested in the exhibits, the space (ex convent) is...More

Thank Sightsee809117
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if you cannot read Spanish, this is a great museum to get an overview of the history and life in the Oaxaca region

Thank mkwinton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought 2 tickets through Viator before we visited. These were to be picked up at the Hotel Quinta Real, except that we arrived Saturday evening and the Viator office (inside the Quinta Real) stated that it was closed on Sunday, when we wanted to...More

Thank franciefuhrel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only gave it a 4 out of 5 as the "best" artifacts from Monte Alban were not there (on loan to Mexico City for a special exhibit). I was so looking forward to seeing the famous jade mask seen in the photo but alas...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent collection of treasures from tombs at Monte Alban plus multiple rooms of prehispanic artifacts in beautiful old convent

Thank david w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slightly menacing entrance as you queue to be frisked by armed guards. But there are some real treasures in here... For me the building itself is the real star. A series of fantastic spaces and picture windows at the end of long corridors. No English...More

Thank CuratorsEgg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The salas of this museum allow you to meander through a chronological history from the Olmec, Zapotec, and Mixtec cultures into the 20th Century. The treasures excavated from Mixtec Tomb 7 at Monte Alban are housed here, so I´d recommend coming here either before or...More

Thank sandralynx
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is amazing, the art, the architecture and the location are stunning. My only critic, which is very important is that it does not have explanations in English. I can not believe such a high class museum which receives so many foreign visitors does...More

Thank viajeramx1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved our visit to the museo de las culturas de oaxaca. if you're interested in the local cultures of mexico and oaxaca in particular, you'll really enjoy this place.

Thank Global60788374236
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning museum with a very comprehensive collection. The buildings are also a delight. You will easily need half a day here as there is a lot to see.

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19 June 2018|
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Response from jefferyp2017 | Reviewed this property |
If possible, as long you still have time, usually 24 to 48 hours (I'm sure that the cancellation time is in your fine print) before your scheduled time, you can usually cancel. Then just buy your tickets at the entrance, you... More
18 March 2018|
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Response from DiningDiva619 | Reviewed this property |
Not to worry Katherine, the relics you bought are not old. They are most likely good reproductions. The old gentlemen inside Monte Alban are authorized to sell souvenirs to tourists. So set out those pottery heads and... More
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10 January 2018|
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Response from DiningDiva619 | Reviewed this property |
Was there in December 2017 and we paid an admission. I don't remember exactly what we paid for admission. If I recall correctly, it was around $50 Pesos +/-