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Interesting

We had a tour of the museum with a guide, since we also stayed overnight there. Interesting tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LiseErichsen
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Birkeroed, Denmark
Great museum

We decided to visit this great museum and while we were there, we decided to have dinner and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omar V
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank LiseErichsen
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

Thank joedigrazia
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Amazing story about the Danish and Swiss couple who dedicate their life for saving Mayan culture. Their engagement was astonishing.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The hotel itself and the cultural center is beautiful. It was a great rainy day activity in San Cristobal. However, there was a LOT of information and I don't think much was in English. I speak Spanish so it was ok but it would have...More

1  Thank viajeraCAIT
Reviewed June 10, 2018

A fascinating look into the Bloms' lives and work, filled with both Mayan artifacts and memorabilia from their archeological work.

Thank Joshua P
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

After visiting some Mayan ruins and the Lacandon jungle the visit to Mr Boloms Home put everything in perspective and made it more real. Definetily worth a visit. Only about a $3 US dollar entrance fee. And don’t forget to visit the garden in their...More

1  Thank Asan24
Reviewed May 31, 2018

You can see antiques and walk in the garden to see the historical place. They have different rooms with pictures from Lacandones taken in the late 1800 early 1900.

Thank Torito M
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The photographs, artifacts, and garden make this a great place to spend an hour or two. Don't miss the other garden across the street.

Thank mrsirin
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Susanne1943
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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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