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Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote)

Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 6721
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Historically significant

The collection of art and artifacts is quite significant. Tours are free on Tuesdays. Be aware that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Las Vegas, NV
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not to be missed

the reach of Cervantes is deep. This museum does not disappoint and contains beautiful work by... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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This museum is dedicated to the story of Don Quixote and displays statues, murals and other depictions of this famous literary figure.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 6721
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The collection of art and artifacts is quite significant. Tours are free on Tuesdays. Be aware that the floors are uneven and buckle in many places. You will need to be able to negotiate stars as there are no passages that don't require you to...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the reach of Cervantes is deep. This museum does not disappoint and contains beautiful work by artists touched by the character Don Quixote.

Thank deltawave
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Who knew DQ could be depicted in so many ways, by so many people, for so many years. The scope and quality of the artwork of the museum is impressive. This was my favorite museum in Guanajuato.

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Its a little tough to visit because its at the entrance of one of the main tunels. You either have to have a taxi drop you off or stop off at the shuttle.

1  Thank stewmexico2002
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The house is beautiful itself and on a very convenient location, just few steps from the main square. Don Quijote is the greatest book of the Spanish/Castillian language ever, the essence of a great culture. This museum, unique in the world, is a wonderful homage...More

Thank Germanpm
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Great diversity in collection, and changing displays. Small cafe inside. Saw a piano recital here as well. Worth a visit. FREE!

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Only 30 pesos but the art isn't great. Not a must do, esp. if you haven't read Quixote. It's a collection of fan art, basically.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was hesitant to go to a museum where there would be nothing but images of Don Quixote, but in fact, it was way beyond my expectations. There was quite a variety of art, some of it quite modern, others, more classic. What struck me...More

1  Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in art lover do not miss this museum, located just a block from the main square in Guanajuato. It houses a collection of art inspired by Cervantes and his classic work Don Quixote.

Thank Mangare_e_Bere
Reviewed 19 March 2017

For fans of Don Quixote, this is a "must see" place. Centrally located within Guanajuato, it is an excellent place to see various artists' interpretation of Don Quixote and his epic journeys -- from classical, somewhat realistic views to contemporary, edgy views. These interpretations cause...More

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Andrea M
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Response from deepfreezeresident | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has a lot of things, lots of books, posters, even a book for kids. A good gift shop.
29 December 2014|
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Response from windsorcottage | Reviewed this property |
Hola, although it has only been a month since my visit to Guanajuato I can not recommend any of these hotels as I stayed at Hotel de las Poesias . . . . what I can say is that three times I ate at the restaurants bordering... More