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Museum Rio Cuale

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Museum Rio Cuale

27 Reviews
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The Bay of Banderas and the coastline around Puerto Vallarta are home to some of the most spectacular waters in all of Mexico. On our Luxury Yacht and Snorkel experience, you get to enjoy these scenic seaside destinations in style. Hop aboard a luxury, French-made catamaran and set sail to some of the area’s most beautiful hotspots. Along the way, enjoy delicious drinks and hors d’oeuvres served by our bilingual and friendly crew, and relax on the deck while we take you on a sightseeing tour unlike any other. We’ll stop at some of the region’s best snorkeling spots, so you and your group can get out and take a dip, snorkel, or paddleboard. Be on the lookout for marine life such as dolphins, turtles, and tropical fish—you never know what you might see! From December through March, keep an eye out for the awe-inspiring sights of humpback whales in the Bay.
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W W wrote a review Sep. 2019
6 contributions12 helpful votes
The building is so small that it’s hardly to be noticed, but once stepping in, you’ll see a history of more than 400 years. With introduction in both Spanish and English, the exhibition traces back to 1564 when the earliest Pacific-cross commercial trading route was being established between Acapulco and the Philippines, and the subsequent expansion from China and other European countries to the New Spain. A wonderful surprise is the small collection of artifacts from several hundred years ago, including a bronze figure from China, porcelain vases and other tableware from China, Japan, England, and paintings and figurines of Virgin Mary. The introduction is brief yet detailed that gives a starting point for people who are interested in this history and want to explore further. Most people don’t even know the existence of this nice little museum, only discover it accidentally while passing by, so it will be a worthwhile thing to do to spread the word and let more people know about it and learn some history about Mexico as well as the world. Go and visit, you'll get a wonderful surprise too.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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IDtraveler81 wrote a review Jun. 2019
Grangeville, Idaho37 contributions7 helpful votes
A small museum perfect for incorporating a little culture and education of mexican history while down town. No need to do a tour. Take a taxi and walk. We included this as part of a self guided walking tour of the malecon and navy museum. MUseum was free, we left a donation. Small collection but interesting. Everything from swords to childrens toys to china from the colonial era. Museum highlights the relationship between the west coast of Mexico and the Phillipines via the Manilla Galleon trade. We will come back with our elementary age children when we return.
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Date of experience: June 2019
Leslie1958 wrote a review May 2019
New Westminster, Canada204 contributions47 helpful votes
Although the museum is small it is very interesting. Gives a lot of history of Mexico. It is free to enter which is a bonus. And also is a good place to cool down a bit. They tell a great story and I found the information about the Asian influence interesting as I didn't know much about it.
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Date of experience: May 2019
DCDoctor wrote a review Feb. 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio135 contributions65 helpful votes
Museum website is up, but the facility is closed. Was told that although there is a sign noting “closed for renovations” dated 2015, that the museum is permanently closed.
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Date of experience: February 2018
Johnnie W wrote a review Jul. 2017
24 contributions5 helpful votes
Visit to here shows old time Mexican art and antiques. Some are available for purchase as well as having some great food in area.
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Date of experience: October 2016
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