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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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Awesome collection but not organized the best; should offer guided tour

The hotel itself and the cultural center is beautiful. It was a great rainy day activity in San... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
viajeraCAIT
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Incredibly fascinating

A fascinating look into the Bloms' lives and work, filled with both Mayan artifacts and memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joshua 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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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 33 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Joshua P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Definitely worth a visit if your in that area of town and have time although not as good as I was expecting based on reviews. The photography exhibition that was on at the time was definitely the highlight and I would recommend going just based...More

Thank Charlotte A
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

A must when in San Cristobal. A real anthropological window into the way of life of the Lacondan Maya, as well as that of Frans and Trudy Bloom. A concise and easily accessible look at the lives of these people, ranging from their spiritual believes...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This museum is interesting, the information is well presented, and there is even a short video in English ( and Spanish). It is located a few blocks away from the main promenade, yet, definately worth the walk.

Thank Israel B
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

it is a place that gives you a genuine view on the region and its people. well distributed and explained we liked the village people explaining and how the love the place and its history.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a definite must see in San Cristobal. The life’s work of Frans Blom & his wife, the amazing Spanish colonial house has separate rooms dedicated to Mayan archaeological discoveries, indigenous artefacts, photographs and personal belongings. Tickets are purchased over the road in the...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.
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