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City Museum

Privada Zaragoza 397, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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Worth a visit.

Especially since it's free. If you have an interest in the history of the region and Mexico in... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Fort Worth, Texas
Small museum that provides solid information on the history of Veracruz

While not a a world class museum, this museum should be a must see for anyone on their first trip... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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This museum documents the social and political history of Veracruz and also contains a small collection of indigenous artifacts.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Privada Zaragoza 397, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Especially since it's free. If you have an interest in the history of the region and Mexico in genereal, you must visit. It helps if you speak Spanish but it's not required. Be prepared for the heat if you go during the hot months.

Thank Pokercara
Reviewed 5 November 2016

While not a a world class museum, this museum should be a must see for anyone on their first trip to Veracruz. The ground floor has several galleries that chronicle the nearly 500 year history of Veracruz. The exhibits provide useful information, but are a...More

Thank garhuff
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Greatly enjoyed my visit to the museum in the company of guide Enrique Sanchez. Next visit to Veracruz I will try to repeat the experience to absorb more. Don't know if I can convince you but the history of Veracruz is enormously important not only...More

Thank Flaco C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a small museum with a few English signs. But the most amazing thing about it is the building itself and you don't need a translation. There is a gorgeous domed ceiling with a mosaic of the sun. The marbled stairs are stunning, though...More

Thank marcia_marcia
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Luckly for me, I was staying at Hotel Meson del Mar. The museum is barely a block away. I took the complete tour with a friend who does vacation tours. We ended up at the main office, spending nearly an hour talking about Veracruz with...More

Thank tepetapan
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I found myself in the unusual position of joining a group of students from the bachillerato (16-18 or so) on a guided tour of the museum. The tour guide was informative and the museum was fascinating, but I'm afraid it wouldn't have been very interesting...More

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is a time travel museum and I believe entrance is free. Check it out to learn the development of the city.

Thank christine h
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The museum is in a very nice hostorical building. There a artefact from the pre-columbian area and tne more recent history of Veracruz

Thank bruno123452015
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

What a great place to visit for free. The exhibits are nice and the building is historic (was a hospital and then an orphanage and now a museum). The staff are very helpful with information about the building and things to do in Veracruz. And...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Covers the history of the city. Some exhibits are explained in French and English but many are only in Spanish. The enthusiasm of the guide compensates for my poor Spanish skills.

Thank St-James1164
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