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Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende)

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The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national hero.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 2499
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All reviews mexican independence great museum colonial house informative museum entire house self guided san miguel local history small fee take photos beautiful building revolution movement exhibits allende display role
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learned a lot about local history and the 1810 revolution. Nicely done museum with a flavor of the era

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marcia T
Reviewed 7 November 2018

There was a lot of interesting Mexican history in this house, definitely worth visiting. However, the lighting is poor and made reading some of the exhibit boards a bit difficult. Admission is free on Sunday, we learned.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

A museum showing the house where Ignacio Allende lived keeping many original furniture, it shows how was life for some in the 19th century.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jesús B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old house that provides a good impression of living at the time and stacks of explanatory texts in Spanish and English for understanding Mexico’s battle for independence and the early history of the area. There are also donation based theatre performances in the courtyard...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank j4na
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Allende house is a museum and provides a history of the Allende family and a history of San Miguel. Well worth a visit !!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great museum, very informative. The house is in great shape, amazing colonial style. Expect great pictures in there!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dianahg24
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This is essentially Mexico’s Mount Vernon. Allende was internationally famous for his role in Mexico’s independence and this home is not only full of his pageantry but is also an excellent example of a certain lifestyle of the period. English translations on the large placards...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The Allende house gives a good view of what life was like for this historic family. Rooms are staged to look like they did at the time he grew up there. It is very accessible close to the center of the old town.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank moveinon
Reviewed 12 February 2018

“Hic Natus Ubique Notus” and means roughly "here born and in all the world known". That is the carving above the entrance door to Ignacio Allende's home in San Miguel de Allende (which I think we should translate today as Allende's Saint Michael) - I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank garylK5145JP
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The de Allende house is an impressive structure. It is tastefully stocked with historical displays of family and area history. There are enough English translations on the information placards to keep one engage even if you don't read Spanish.

Date of experience: February 2018
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