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Museo Casa Montejo

Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0633
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A nice museum

Free access. You can see how the life in the ancient Merida was. Old furniture is shown here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manuel Jesús D
An Oasis on the Plaza Grande

One of the cultural initiatives of Banamex, which is probably why it is both free and very well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free access. You can see how the life in the ancient Merida was. Old furniture is shown here. Montejo was the conqueror of the Yucatan Peninsula and this house beloged to him and his family.

Thank Manuel Jesús D
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the cultural initiatives of Banamex, which is probably why it is both free and very well maintained. As a museum, an interesting combination of an extremely old structure with relatively recent (by Merida standards) furnishings and décor. Although I do not really like...More

1  Thank caromex13
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in fashion or fibre arts, the Beatriz Russek display is a true pleasure. At no charge, you might want to visit more than once. Ends Feb. 2018. The mansion is delightful with its courtyard and period rooms. Good location for atm’s.

Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free museum with an interesting interior. only takes about 30 minutes to do everything, but worth the time just to be in the space. You will need to check in your bag/backpack before you go in.

Thank Mike46077
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love free stuff, but it was a quick museum, sadly. beautiful greenery. interesting to learn and right in the center of merida

Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A surfeit of mostly female guards keep you firmly within the parameters of the Montejo mansion as you progress from section to section of the regal house (ensuring you stay within the white lines!). Inside, the casa is superbly restored in all its colonial Americas...More

Thank E Curb N
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here and enjoyed my visit. Beautiful place with a lot of history. Some really beautiful artwork on display as well.

Thank Casey A
Reviewed 24 November 2017

It's free. It's centrally located. It's got A/C. It's also a pretty house. You don't have to know much about the history of the area (although you should!) to enjoy this house. It's beautiful. You can find interesting exhibitions of varying media inside - for...More

Thank connieli32
Reviewed 31 October 2017

My wife and I were blown away with how impressive this old mansion turned museum is. Part of the mansion is set up in the way it would have looked like when it was a residence, and the other part is an art exhibit. I...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Sad times. Rich Spanish conqueror. Times show how the Mayan and Yucatan people fell to this type of righteousness. I think all should enter and walkout with the look of how could We have let this happen. This is a place that history should never...More

1  Thank Brenda R
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