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Address: Plaza Hidalgo 1 | Coyoacán, Cuernavaca 04620, Mexico
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+52 5 5153480
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This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés...

This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés and includes a collection of Diego Rivera murals.

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Diego Murals were the highlight

Nice museum showing the history to Mexico. Nothing in comparison to the Anthropology museum in Mexico City, but does a nice job!

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Torreon, Mexico
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Torreon, Mexico
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice museum showing the history to Mexico. Nothing in comparison to the Anthropology museum in Mexico City, but does a nice job!

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Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a huge building, right in downtown Cuernavaca, by one of its two town squares. There are wonderful murals on some of the walls, and some interesting items. The most interesting thing to me is the building itself, over 500 years old.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Cortes Palace is one of the most important museums in Cuernavaca, it is located in what used to be Corte's Palace, when he was stationed here during the conquest of Mexico, this is a must see for any tourist visiting Cuernavaca.

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Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

/when you visit here, you will see some very interesting artifacts, some murals by Diego Rivera, and a view of Popocatepetl volcano. There are guides and guide material to help you.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Spent several hours here. The part on the revolution was great as we see the other statues & art in the museum in Mexico City. Great murals by Diego Garcia done between 1929 - 1930. Worth the visit to see those.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The place is good but the surroundings are very dirty , tons of waste , which makes the experience very bad... there is a artisans market next to it, and they sell good products ...

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

The museum offers a large retrospective of Mexican history and very impressive mural painting of Mexico notorious painter, Diego Riviera

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Inside there is the Museo Cuauhnahuac, interesting museum at the former Palacio of Hernán Cortés. Amazing also with the night lighting.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

It had lots of interesting artifacts concerning Cortez, plus Diego Rivera covered the walls and ceilings of an upper floor with frescos depicting the history of Mexico.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Palacio is located on the Zocalo in Cuernavaca. When friends come to visit me this is one of the places I always take them. It tells the history of Cuernavaca and how it became settled. There are also great places to go and have lunch or dinner that are within walking distance from it. Over all a must do... More 

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