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Na Bolom Cultural Centre

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Lovely little museum,part indigenous part to the couple that were directly involved in highlighting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David G
Inverness, United Kingdom
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it is a must in your visit to San Cristobal

maybe you think its a little far from down town... but is only a few minutes walk and it is amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Luis P
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The former home of Frans and Trudy Blom, a Danish couple that worked to save the region's forests and native inhabitants, is now the headquarters of a foundation dedicated to continuing their work and also includes a museum.
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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 1418
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely little museum,part indigenous part to the couple that were directly involved in highlighting their plight to the world, very chilled atmosphere with a beautiful courtyard and lovely garden at the back, well worth a visit

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I'm just jaded, but touring this home didn't do much for me. The displays seemed dated and amateurish, and relied too much, I thought, on me having knowledge about the late homeowners than I do

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

maybe you think its a little far from down town... but is only a few minutes walk and it is amazing the amoun fo well preserved objects found by the explorer; together with a well display areas. the hosue it self its great. they also...More

Thank Luis P
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Beautiful complex consisting of house, cafe, shop and gardens. Very interesting story of the couple who lived there and their work.

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Enjoyed this small museum very much. Nice to see some history as well the photographs of the first explores of the area. There is also a lovely garden to walk about. Very peaceful and relaxing.

Thank Dorota J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We loved this place. There are lots of photographs of Chiapas and the Lacondon indigenous people, giving a glimpse into a unique culture. A fascinating look into the lives and careers of archeologist Frans Blom and his wife, Gertrude Duby Blom. Not to be missed

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We had a tour of the museum with a guide, since we also stayed overnight there. Interesting tour and nice pictures.

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit this great museum and while we were there, we decided to have dinner and it was okay. The food was average and the service was to par. However the decorations made the visit and dinning experience acceptable overall.

Thank Omar V
Reviewed August 5, 2018

After lunch one day while in San Cristóbal we went to Na Bolom. It is the former home of an archeologist and his wife (who was pretty awesome-she was a documentary photographer, journalist, and environmentalist). It is now a hotel and museum (and there are...More

Thank MobileMorrisons
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This wonderful place is fascinating !! It's a hotel, a museum, a library, and a cultural center. The European couple who lived here did a wonderful job of preserving the native Chiapan cultures. Both of them eventually became Mexican citizens and they were honored for...More

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Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
For that level of detail, and this time of year, I suggest your Google Na Bolom and email them directly. The answer they give will be more correct than my guess.