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Museo Casa Montejo

Calle 63, 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0633
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Short but interesting visit

Have never been in all the years here, but finally made it. Besides the antiques there was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RegD1945
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Merida, Mexico
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Beautiful and Easy to Walk Through

This casa was built between 1542 and 1549 by the orders of Francisco de Montejo, who is known as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tita1
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Merida, Mexico
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Facing the main square in Merida, this extraordinary building dates back to 1549 and is built with intricate artistry in the Spanish Plateresque style.
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Calle 63, 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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+52 999 923 0633
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have never been in all the years here, but finally made it. Besides the antiques there was a wonderful display of sculptures by a Mexican artist!

Thank RegD1945
Reviewed 1 week ago

This casa was built between 1542 and 1549 by the orders of Francisco de Montejo, who is known as the Spanish conqueror of the Yucatán Península. It is outstanding because it is one of the very few examples of civil construction on the American continent...More

Thank Tita1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This house is a palace, is owned by now City Bank and the place was the house of the founder of Merida, so you can imagine how beautiful is inside and is free for visitors, don't miss it!

Thank jose y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free admission, beautiful rooms with lots of history, air conditioned with clean public bathroom. It is definitely worth a visit and sign the guest book

Thank RawFitness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After several trips to merida we finally stopped at this museum. A interesting look at the way the upper class lived in years past. Well worth the quick stop.

Thank xcalakbonefish
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The place is very interesting to see as it shows living in XVII. However it takes less than 30 minutes to see, even when you take a moment to read descriptions and background information.

Thank Alejandro L
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The Casa de Montejo is a private building that is a bank and a museum. The entry is free and you can visit a couple of rooms of this mansion. Deserves a visit 15 minutes are enough.

Thank AnaRocha2014
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Stopping in this beautiful house-museum is a great decision during your visit to Merida! It is the first house of the city, the entrance is free and you can visit it in one hour. We took the free guided tour in Spanish and had an...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

right on the main plaza, just beautiful, opulence of days past, built in the mid 16th century, wonderfully presevred

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 23 June 2017

its a nice visit for free. water bottles or big bags are not allowed inside, you need to leave them at the registration place, when you are in you will be amazed by the original collection of paintings, there are free guided visits for a...More

Thank Angie M
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