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Museo Casa Montejo

Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 0633
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Fun. Free. Something to do.

Stopped by here and enjoyed my visit. Beautiful place with a lot of history. Some really beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Casey A
via mobile
Stop by for 10 minutes if you're in the area

It's free. It's centrally located. It's got A/C. It's also a pretty house. You don't have to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
connieli32
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Facing the main square in Merida, this extraordinary building dates back to 1549 and is built with intricate artistry in the Spanish Plateresque style.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle 63 506 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here and enjoyed my visit. Beautiful place with a lot of history. Some really beautiful artwork on display as well.

Thank Casey A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's free. It's centrally located. It's got A/C. It's also a pretty house. You don't have to know much about the history of the area (although you should!) to enjoy this house. It's beautiful. You can find interesting exhibitions of varying media inside - for...More

Thank connieli32
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My wife and I were blown away with how impressive this old mansion turned museum is. Part of the mansion is set up in the way it would have looked like when it was a residence, and the other part is an art exhibit. I...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Sad times. Rich Spanish conqueror. Times show how the Mayan and Yucatan people fell to this type of righteousness. I think all should enter and walkout with the look of how could We have let this happen. This is a place that history should never...More

1  Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Have never been in all the years here, but finally made it. Besides the antiques there was a wonderful display of sculptures by a Mexican artist!

Thank RegD1945
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This casa was built between 1542 and 1549 by the orders of Francisco de Montejo, who is known as the Spanish conqueror of the Yucatán Península. It is outstanding because it is one of the very few examples of civil construction on the American continent...More

1  Thank Tita1
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This house is a palace, is owned by now City Bank and the place was the house of the founder of Merida, so you can imagine how beautiful is inside and is free for visitors, don't miss it!

Thank jose y
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Free admission, beautiful rooms with lots of history, air conditioned with clean public bathroom. It is definitely worth a visit and sign the guest book

Thank RawFitness
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

After several trips to merida we finally stopped at this museum. A interesting look at the way the upper class lived in years past. Well worth the quick stop.

Thank xcalakbonefish
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The place is very interesting to see as it shows living in XVII. However it takes less than 30 minutes to see, even when you take a moment to read descriptions and background information.

Thank Alejandro L
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