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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
All reviews frans blom his wife ticket office their efforts lovely garden interesting museum great history indigenous peoples mayan culture interesting visit worth a visit local history san cris on display franz library photographs
Na Boliom is a wonderful center for culture and history, located in a large, old hacienda with many beautiful courtyards and gardens, and a lovely cafe. Consider renting one of their rooms. We are in San Cristobal for 10 days, have already been there twice...More
The house-museum is a tribute to the lives of explorer Frans Blom and his wife Gertrude "Trudy" Blom. The museum itself consists of various rooms detailing the life of indigenous in the Lacandona forests north-east of San Cristobal, and its customs, religious traits and handiwork....More
A bit of walk from the main part of town. Very interesting museum and house. They have kept things related to the time/era and what the house would have looked like. a step back in time. the grounds are very lovely. there was a wee...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour through the museum. A lot more history in the area than you'd think. It was also fascinating that the people who started it, Frans Blom and Gertrude Duby. They did so much to preserve the culture and bring awareness to...More
The home of Danish explorer Frans Blom and his Swiss journalist/photographer wife, Gertrude Duby, who lived here from 1950 onward. While this is a museum you can easily stroll through in less than an hour, the exhibits therein are interesting: old maps, photos from the...More
While the house is billed as a cultural collection, it seemed to me to say a great deal more about the late residents and their life in SC than that of the people of the area. Interesting for that reason and to see a beautiful...More
Lovely museum located in an old seminary that was bought by Frans Blom and his wife Gertrude.....many artefacts and photographs on display.
1: bit of a walk from the centre of town
2: buy tickets across the road from the museum entrance
3: watch the...More
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