INAH Museums Network

125 Museums
Centro Comunitario Culhuacán, Ex Convento de San Juan Evangelista
Community center
This sixteenth-century Augustinian monastery built in the Renaissance style boasts remarkable frescos, a collection of pre-Hispanic, viceregal, religious and everyday objects, as well as the remains of Latin America’s first paper mill.
Ciudad de México
Museos
384
No
384
Centro Comunitario Ecatepec, Casa de Morelos
Community center
The former residence of the Viceroys—Bucareli and others were received here—José María Morelos was taken from here to be shot in 1815. It houses a rich collection of articles referring to the national hero. The upper floors are used for temporary exhibitions. Also on exhibition are some important mammoth bones.
Estado de México
Museos
385
No
385
Ex Convento de San Andrés Apóstol en Epazoyucan
Historic place
Founded in 1540 by Augustinian friars, this monastery preserves extraordinary polychrome murals and examples of Romanesque, Mudéjar and Plateresque styles can be identified on its walls with many indigenous additions. The three Panels of Epazoyucan with scenes from the life of Jesus, are the highlight.
Hidalgo
Museos
386
No
386
Ex Convento de San Nicolás de Tolentino en Actopan
Local
An important Augustinian monastery preserving valuable murals and examples of religious art from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries. The ethnographic gallery shows the everyday life and crafts of the Otomi people of the valley of Mezquital.
Hidalgo
Museos
387
si
387
Jardín Etnobotánico y Museo de la Medicina Tradicional y Herbolaria
Local
A summer residence of Maximilian of Hapsburg dating to 1865, with an extensive collection of indigenous and traditional medicine based on plants and herbs, documented by sixteenth-century codices and other sources. The exhibition is complemented by the largest collection of Mexican medicinal plants.
Morelos
Museos
389
No
389
Museo Arqueológico de Ciudad Guzmán
Local
Founded in the 1950s by the city’s artists, one of whom was Juan José Arreola, the museum exhibits pieces from western cultures such as the Cora, Huichol, coastal Nahua and Purepecha, with pieces from the viceregal period and a collection of sketches by the painter José Clemente Orozco.
Jalisco
Museos
390
No
390
Museo Arqueológico de Comitán
Local
Shows the development of the Maya peoples that flourished in the highlands of Chiapas up to their peak in Chincultic and Tenam Puente. Presents a valuable collection of finds from this latter site in stone, bone, alabaster and shell.
Chiapas
Museos
391
No
391
Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlán
Local
Housed in a mansion from the Porfiriato period, since 1989 the museum has shown temporary fine art exhibitions and a large collection of pre-Hispanic pieces from the indigenous peoples of Sinaloa, particularly fine pottery and human terracotta figures.
Sinaloa
Museos
393
No
393
Museo Arqueológico de Puerto Vallarta, Cuale
Local
Located in the craft market on the island of Cuale. The museum displays a varied collection of loan items from the regional museums of Guadalajara, Colima and Michoacán, showing the traditions of the ethnic groups inhabiting the west of Mexico: the Chupicuaro, Tarascans and other cultures prior to the Spanish conquest.
Jalisco
Museos
394
394

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