INAH Museums Network

126 Museums
Museo Fuerte de San Juan de Ulúa
Historic place
Restored in 2012, this site museum has exhibits of Olmec, Totonac and Huastec artefacts made from obsidian, stone and ceramic, as well as a collection of sixteenth-century European weapons, while also providing a military history of the mighty fort of San Juan de Ulúa.
Veracruz
Museos
7597
si
7597
Museo Guillermo Spratling
Local
Spratling was a New York architect who settled in Taxco in 1929. He decided to make pre-Hispanic designs in the silver of the region and trained local artisans in his methods. He collected many beautiful pieces of pre-Hispanic art as well as copies, founding a great museum to house them.
Guerrero
Museos
499
No
499
Museo Histórico Casa de Allende
Historic place
This museum occupies the former residence of Don Ignacio Allende and his parents: a prosperous family at the end of the viceregal period. With its collection of original items, loans from major museums from around Mexico, and a modern design, this space offers a comprehensive overview of this important figure and the history of the War of Independence.
Guanajuato
Museos
459
No
459
Museo Histórico Casa de Hidalgo, La Francia Chiquita
Historic place
Don Miguel Hidalgo’s house in San Felipe Torres Mochas, built between 1793 and 1803, where he was parish priest both for the Indians and the Spaniards. The museum reviews the life of the national hero, where he entertained friends and neighbors with works by Molière, and freely discussed the issues of the day: the French Revolution, the ideas of the Enlightenment, Napoleon.
Guanajuato
Museos
461
461
Museo Histórico de Acapulco, Fuerte de San Diego
Historic place
One of the best restored and preserved ancient fortresses in Mexico holds the history of the port of Acapulco: its original population, the age of sail, the Manila Galleons, the first trade with China, the missionary expeditions, attacks by pirates, and the siege in the War of Independence.
Guerrero
Museos
463
No
463
Museo histórico de la no intervención, Fuerte de Loreto
Historic place
The beautiful chapel of the Virgin Mary, the chaplain’s house, a military barracks and four bastions make up this strange, airy building on a lofty site whose seven galleries tell the story of the fort in the wars of Independence, Reform, Intervention and the Revolution.
Puebla
Museos
456
No
456
Museo Histórico del Oriente de Morelos, Casa de Morelos
Historic place
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.
Morelos
Museos
464
464
Museo Histórico ex Curato de Dolores
Historic place
Don Miguel Hidalgo’s last home, which he left in order to lead the first phase of the War of Independence. It contains the national hero’s personal objects, arms and documents of the time, reproductions of portraits, lithographs and books that belonged to him, in a carefully recreated atmosphere of the period.
Guanajuato
Museos
466
466
Museo Histórico Regional, ex Cuartel de la Compañía Fija
Regional
The 1886 Ensenada military barracks (later to become a jail and then a training hospital) houses the regional history museum showing: Baja Californian life, landscapes and culture from their remote origins until the military revolt of 1885. The collection includes early remains as well as memorable photographs from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Baja California
Museos
467
No
467

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