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Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

Calle 2 sur 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
+52 222 229 3850
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Beautiful building and collection

We really enjoyed our time in this museum. The collection is up to par with the best museums in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jeffdougherty76
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San Francisco, California
Odd mix of art and artifacts

The museum contains several art installations as well as museum pieces. The museum pieces appear... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
giffenk
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This museum houses numerous artifacts and pieces of art from pre-Columbian and colonial times.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (20 reviews)
“rooftop cafe” (12 reviews)
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Calle 2 sur 708, Puebla 72000, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed our time in this museum. The collection is up to par with the best museums in Mexico and the setting is quite special.

Thank jeffdougherty76
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum contains several art installations as well as museum pieces. The museum pieces appear to be well curated with a Spanish only sign for every piece. We had a guide that provided background info. Audio headsets were available and would be required if you...More

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very diverse exhibitions (Mexican prehispanic , Mexican colonial , photographies , textile contemporary art ) but excellent quality for each of them and very good way to show the different pieces 👍 On top of that , good architecture and stunning roof top garden (with...More

Thank PhR1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum. I arrived to Puebla on a Monday and went to the friendly tourist info office on the Zocalo. Free info and map and they mentioned that Amparo was open on Mondays and free. Great installation, modern well laid out. First...More

Thank Monteverdeguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice, well organised museum. Perfect balance between good explanations and artworks. Even the teenagers liked it. Plus the cafe on the terrace is stunning.

Thank PaoloBXL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big museum with many temporal exhibitions, enough to wonder about for some hours when you are into art. Loved the pho graphs exhibitions. The exhibition rooms are very well kept, as in space, light, colouring design, many museum guards and not that many visitors. The...More

Thank Maud v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was quite large with all kinds of exhibits. The one problem was that most of the signs were in Spanish (which I don't speak). Everything from prehistoric displays to photography and art work were represented

Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed 11 December 2017

City Landmark - Amazing Roof top, nice for a drink or to eat something. Very interesting things to see there about Mexican Culture

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 4 December 2017

beautiful museum but small and the shows were not very interesting. the gift shop has some beautiful interesting local jewelry and objects.

Thank Karim R
Reviewed 19 November 2017

World class in everyway. Fabulous collections of pre hispanic artifacts imaginatively displayed using modern technolodgy including a fabulous time line wall comparing different cultures around the world with Mexico. Interesting collection of modern art and temporary collections plus a fabulous rooftop café with first class...More

Thank paulpnd
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