INAH Museums Network

126 Museums
Museo de Compostela
Local
The local museum in Compostela, the second capital of New Galicia, is now in an eighteenth century house. It has a valuable pre-Hispanic collection of the shaft tomb and Aztatlan cultures. Many objects tell the later story of the city and the surrounding district.
Nayarit
Museos
468
No
468
Museo de El Carmen
Metropolitan
A seventeenth-century Carmelite college and church, built by a prominent architect of the vice-regal period. Its collection includes frescos, religious art, and wax figurines by contemporary artist Carmen Carillo de Antúnez; mummified bodies of nuns and local inhabitants are also displayed in its ossuary.
Ciudad de México
Museos
404
si
404
Museo de Guadalupe, ex Convento de Propaganda Fide de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en Zacatecas
Regional
One of the most outstanding colonial buildings in Zacatecas, it contains an excellent collection of the greatest painters of the period. Complemented by a fine collection of academic and popular sculptures of the religious art of New Spain.
Zacatecas
Museos
405
si
405
Museo de la Arquitectura Maya, Baluarte de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad
Local
This magnificent coastal fort, completed in 1692, is one of the oldest in New Spain. It houses an outstanding collection of Mayan architecture and sculpture from the Petén, Rio Bec, Chenes and Puuc regions of Campeche State. It formed part of the city of Campeche’s nomination as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.
Campeche
Museos
406
406
Museo de la Cultura Huasteca
Local
Situated in the modern Metropolitan Cultural Space of Tampico, the Huastec Culture Museum displays the development of the Tenek, Nahua, Pame, Otomi and Tepehua peoples from the earliest times to the present. Nearly 2,000 pieces from six Mexican states tell the story in spectacular fashion.
Tamaulipas
Museos
407
No
407
Museo de la Cultura Teotihuacana
Archeological site
Located at one of Mexico’s most important archeological sites, this museum displays more than 600 objects made from stone, wood, bone, shell, and obsidian from over the ten centuries the city lasted. The final “exhibit” is none other than the Pyramid of the Sun itself, framed in a great picture window.
Estado de México
Museos
408
No
408
Museo de la Escultura Mexica, Eusebio Dávalos Hurtado
Archeological site
This late-eighteenth-century retreat for the pulque magnates of Tlalnepantla now displays Mexica stone sculptures and pottery depicting nature, men and the gods, all within the setting of a stately residence.
Estado de México
Museos
409
409
Museo de la Estampa, ex Convento de Santa María Magdalena en Cuitzeo
Local
The Augustinian order’s fifth monastery in Michoacan, was built very much like a fortress in 1550. It was a center for evangelizing the Tarascans and for training priests for this work. This great building was notable for the great masters and pupils who lived and worked here. Restored to its grandeur, it houses exhibitions on the art of printing.
Michoacán
Museos
410
No
410
Museo de la Evangelización, ex Convento de San Miguel Arcángel en Huejotzingo
Local
Franciscan monastery built between 1544 and 1570 in the Plateresque and Mudéjar styles with one of the few Simon Pereyns altarpieces in Mexico. It illustrates missionary work in central Mexico during the colonial period through a wide range of objects.
Puebla
Museos
411
No
411

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