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Na Bolom Cultural Centre

Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 1418
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for years na bolom suffered from lack of love and direction. now with a new director the museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cisco D
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
One of the most interesting museums in Mexico dedicated to regional history

Na Bolom is a beautiful space and a highly unique museum in that it offers insight into the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Andsterm
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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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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  • Average8%
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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

for years na bolom suffered from lack of love and direction. now with a new director the museum, cultural center and just a place to hang is on track. a wonderful slice of chiapas and san cristobal.

Thank Cisco D
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Na Bolom is a beautiful space and a highly unique museum in that it offers insight into the otherwise little known Lacandon culture and the lives of indigenous Mexicans from the Chiapas region. The colorful lives of the founders, Trudy and Frans Blom, are also...More

Thank Andsterm
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A wonderful gift to the city of this former home of the archeologist Frans Blom and his photographer wife Gertrude A fascinating story of the relationship with the Lacandone people.

Thank Elizabethanne019
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Franz and Trudi Blom dedicated their lives to championing the cause of the Lacandon Maya dwellers of the endangered rainforest in southeast Chiapas. They restored an old hacienda/seminary and turned it into a museum filled with her photos of the Maya and reminders of their...More

Thank Bijougirl1441
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second time at this museum and I love visiting it, as it is tiny but full of information. Great to visit it with a guide. It even has a hotel and part of their earnings sr to support the lacandonians .

Thank minarodrigo
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very much enjoyed leaning about the Blom's, a european husband and wife team who explored Chiapas, learning from the indigenous peoples and photographing their culture and society. Eventually setting up a museum in their home as a permanent center. (If you happen to be staying...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Educational and beautiful building. Special treat was a Japanese photographer. The library was also nice to check out.

Thank kat b
Reviewed 27 April 2017

the museum shows the life and work of the Bloms, pioneering ethnographers. It displays artefacts they collected from teh 1930s onwards, and some of their personal possessions. The building itself is a large part of the attraction, with a courtyard filled with flowering trees and...More

Thank Clare147
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Small quaint museum. Offers a lot of information on the lacoconan communities, nice building en courtyard. Leaves you mesmerizing about the great archeological discoveries in the first half of the 20th century

Thank Yannick W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The best things about Na Bolom are that you can get to see a house as it must've been on it's s heyday and the pictures (which are very outdated), are a glimpse into the lives of the Lacandon people. We also found it highly...More

Thank Carla G
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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.
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