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Museo Naval Mexico

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Address: Calle Mariano Arista No 418, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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This museum documents the history of Mexico's navy.

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The curators have made a real effort to portray the naval museum as part of an ocean going experience. The lighting and exhibits are "watery" and well-presented. There is no... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The curators have made a real effort to portray the naval museum as part of an ocean going experience. The lighting and exhibits are "watery" and well-presented. There is no English, but Google translator and I managed to understand most of the exhibits. English is not really necessary, since the museum is mostly visual.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This free museum was a lot bigger than we had anticipated, and a lot more modern too. If you can read Spanish (no English available), it is very interesting to understand the history of Veracruz. It is good to visit this museum prior to visit the fortress of San Juan de Ulua - it gives some historical context.

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Thank MonkeysandWine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This museum exceed my expectations. There are some naval vehicles in the esplanade where you can enter free but don't miss all the experience.

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Thank Frank P
Varna, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Good to be seen. It was really interesting to me all exhibition. If you stay here you should visit it.

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this new and well maintained museum, it is located near by zocalo of city. The price was 45 mx and we spend there about 2 hours. It is really nice. Definitely recommending.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's clear, Mexico is proud of it's navy. They spared little expense on this museum It was closed for renovation when we arrived in Veracruz, but opened before we left. It was freshly painted and pristine. The exhibits were extremely well done. The museum follows a counter clockwise circle around the perimeter of the building. Don't be fooled by the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

excellent place to learn about naval academy and history, very clean, cheap and very entertainment..

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Saltillo, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Really enjoyed this museum. It has excellent exhibits and has some interesting things for children. Some of the cadets were there and were very helpful and gave us more information about the museum.

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Holt, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The museum is well maintained and has some nice exhibits. But given the long naval history of Mexico and Veracruz in particular, there is not a lot to see. Plan to spnd an hour or so if you want to take in every exhibit fully, a half hour otherwise.

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Orizaba, Mexico
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

It was the first time a attended this museum and I was impressed by the order, cleanness and all the items they have in order to preserve the history of the mexican navy since colonial to present time. It is interactive museum with a lot of multimedia halls. It is located close to Malecon and is easy to park or... More 

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