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Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel)

Zacatecas Centre, Zacatecas, Mexico
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Should not miss it if you are in Zacatecas

Impressive collection of masks and art pieces collected by Rafael Coronel. And the old convent... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Emmamty
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Monterrey
Wonderful masks and puppets in a beautiful setting

This museum has some of the most interesting masks we had ever seen - we just wish that more had... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Beverly B
,
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Located in an old monastery, this museum has a unique collection of indigenous artwork.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Zacatecas Centre, Zacatecas, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Impressive collection of masks and art pieces collected by Rafael Coronel. And the old convent that houses them is fantastic. Must see it. The museography is incredibly well done

Thank Emmamty
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This museum has some of the most interesting masks we had ever seen - we just wish that more had been labelled. Don't miss the Diablo room. Also has the largest display of puppets any of us had seen. The architecture and grounds are beautiful...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you are an archtecture lover and a museum lover, this is the perfect place ! The building is 200+ years old and has been through a lot of changes during the years.

Thank Marcelomorga
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you enjoy learning about indigenous culture and art don't miss this museum. The gardens are lovely as well.

Thank jgbalderas
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Amazing mask collection, although not much information to accompany them. Still awe inspiring collection. The grounds and buildings were beautiful.

Thank Martha P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This museum is in an old convent, and the grounds alone would be worth a visit. The centerpiece of the museum is Sr. Coronel's collection of app. 10,000 dance masks. The museum showcases the entire collection, which is probably not a great idea as there...More

1  Thank Helmut H
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is up a few streets about a 10-15 minute walk from Zacatecas Centro. It's definitely worth seeing, especially if you like a museum with variety. The exhibits were small, but all featured different types of art. Art sketches and paintings were displayed in...More

Thank Queen J
Reviewed 10 January 2017

over 10,000 masks, paintings of Rivera, sculptures of Coronel but, above all, a wonderful building and a magical garden to visit!...

Thank Antonio M
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Probably one of the 2 most interesting places to visit in town. The location in the old monastery is exquisite, and the collection of masks is unbeatable. It shows a certain aspect of the country that you can see nowhere else except at the intriguing...More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A piece of the rich history of Zacatecas! Make the time to see this world class museum and connect to the history of Zacatecas.

Thank Laura D
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