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Museo de Arte Popular

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Amazing examples of artwork!

Beautiful building, superb examples of popular folk art. AC is welcome in the mid day heat and the... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Colorful and creative!

This was an interesting place to wander through, and see the eclectic art - especially the jaguars... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
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Calle 50-a # 507, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 5263
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Beautiful building, superb examples of popular folk art. AC is welcome in the mid day heat and the staff is terrific.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was an interesting place to wander through, and see the eclectic art - especially the jaguars in the bathroom!

Thank bethanybarryvt
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I traveled to Merida for several weeks with a small group of friends. The artist among us wanted to go to this museum. It was a short walk (5 blocks) from our B and B, so I said yes and was so glad that I...More

1  Thank nginal
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed myself. The staff is really friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to make sure I knew where I was going. There are some interesting pieces and there was a photography exhibit

Thank Jill W
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Have visited most of the museums in Merida. This one has an excellent collection of folk art (ceramics, pottery, textiles, etc) that are carefully presented. In addition the English descriptions are uniquely comprehensive- which is wonderful for tourists. Spent more time here than we expected,...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This museum is filled with lots of really neat art pieces with great colors and a lot of history behind it. Would definitely go visit the museum

Thank Marissa Z
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Banamex and the Instituto de Cultura de Yucatan have collaborated to bring together some wonderful art and artisan pieces from the 19th-21st century in the Casa Molina, a turn-of-the-20th century home that became the museum in 2007. The stand out exhibits are on the second...More

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This museum is a real gem. It is small and has lovely pieces of popular art, but the best of it! The entrance is free.

Thank WesternMassMargaret
Reviewed February 9, 2018

For a small city, the Museo is quite interesting. We enjoyed the wide variety of objects on display.

Thank Marsha F
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

I found this little place to be excellent. Well curated artesanías! I enjoyed the variety of the pieces and the way that they were displayed. This is a great place to duck out of the heat for a bit and appreciate Mexico’s quality folk art....More

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