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.
The central Tlahuica site, subordinate to the Mexica, who came with them from legendary Aztlan. The ceramics were very varied from the earliest times. At one stage they were influenced by Teotihuacan and latterly by Tenochtitlan. The most interesting exhibits are a sculpture of Xipe Totec, the flayed god and a temalacatl or sacrificial stone.
An eighteenth-century country house where Don José María Morelos lived during the siege of Cuautla in 1812. It contains objects and explanations of local and regional history since pre-Hispanic times up to the Zapatista uprising, with an emphasis on Morelos and Emiliano Zapata.
Among the many stately homes of the Viceroyalty in Mexico is this home of the chief Conquistador, Hernán Cortés, in the capital of his vast domain. The history of the State of Morelos from the pre-Hispanic past up to the Revolution is shown through a varied collection of valuable objects and eloquent remains.
This monumental former monastery was founded by the Dominican Order and built by indigenous Tepoztecans. Valuable mural paintings are preserved inside. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994, as one of the earliest sixteenth-century monasteries on the slopes of Popocatepetl.
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