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Interesting museum - and light show at night

The inside of El Palacio Centro Cultural is a museum that describes the history of Campeche. It's... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Toronto, Canada
Awesome show

Located in the central part of town. You can sit in the Park and watch a great show for free... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
UnderToe M
Mahahual, Mexico
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Calle 8 S/N 57 | Plaza Principal, Centro Historico, Campeche 24000, Mexico
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The inside of El Palacio Centro Cultural is a museum that describes the history of Campeche. It's quite interesting, and does have some signs in English. There is a motion simulator of a ship as well. At night, there is a light show projected on...More

Thank ChristopherB76
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Located in the central part of town. You can sit in the Park and watch a great show for free (starts at 8:00)

Thank UnderToe M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This was a nice treat one night while my friends and I were walking around the city. We had heard from a few locals that this was worth checking out and it truly was. Now, I would not plan my whole trip around this light...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I had read about the nightly light show projected on one of the buildings in the square and thought it would be worth seeing. It just so happened that our first night in Campeche was a Monday night. We went down to the square at...More

Thank MGG56
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a light and sound show in the main cathedral square preformed every night at 8pm and is free of charge. We did not have any great expectations but were really surprised at how much we enjoyed what turned out to be an impressive...More

Thank 628AlanM628
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We loved this palace by day and night. not too much information in english though but worth having a look into the museum

Thank haktus
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Its only about 15 minutes but the kids LOVED it, great FREE sound and light show about history of Campeche.

Thank arobert2014
Reviewed 3 April 2018

8pm light show nightly, more than worth a visit. Get there a little early to grab a spot away from the idiots videoing it!

Thank BearandJackie
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

As everyone said the light show is great and better than Meridia. I like the plaza better too. Cathedral looks awesome at night. Not much going on at waterfront though

Thank faaradar
Reviewed 20 February 2018

El Palacio is a beautiful colonial building fronting one side of the main square. It houses a library and a museum of Campeche city history. The museum is mildly interesting but suffers by being spread out on both sides of the library with unclear directions...More

Thank Ian R
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Jakobri | Reviewed this property |
It was free!
15 September 2016|
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Response from Andres L | Reviewed this property |
I was there two months ago and the show at the main square by the Cathedral was happening every night at 8.00pm I don't know if they have other times and days in the seasons