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Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce - Macay

Calle 60 | next to Cathedral on Grande Plaza, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 3191
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Great museum!!!

Another great place to visit during Mérida en Domingo!!! It was free when we visited. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stewart F
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Lovely Art Museum in downtown Merida !

The Macay Museum has works from three of Merida's best known painters , Fernando Pacheco, Fernando... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
travelerd2011
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Calle 60 | next to Cathedral on Grande Plaza, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another great place to visit during Mérida en Domingo!!! It was free when we visited. It is educational and entertaining. It is handicap accessible. It is a great quiet place for couples and families. I would recommend this place for everyone!!!

Thank Stewart F
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Macay Museum has works from three of Merida's best known painters , Fernando Pacheco, Fernando García Ponce , and Gabriel Ramírez. The entrance is free. The staff inside is very friendly. During my visit I was asked where I was visiting from. When i...More

Thank travelerd2011
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a delightful couple of hours roaming this fabulous museum. Fernando Garcia Ponce's work is truly inspiring. I got lost in the three galleries displaying his work from the 1960's--1980's. Nice courtyard to relax, cool off and have a Coke.

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 29 March 2017

You can always find interesting exhibits here...some I've seen I wouldn't have paid a dime for, others were remarkable. However, there is no elevator and the exhibits are up two long flights of stairs. It is free however and therefore worth the climb.

Thank LuluandBobby
Reviewed 24 March 2017

An interesting, free, modern art gallery in a fascinating convent building in the heart of Merida. Well worth your time for either a short or long visit. There are both permanent galleries and changing displays.

Thank canadianpotter
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Some very interesting pieces of art & sculptures.. A lot of modern art..if you are into that sort of thing.. There is a lovely courtyard in the middle of the museum..surrounded by very large trees.Can sit out there & enjoy a snack..

Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Next to the Cathedral, air conditioned. Doesn't take much time. Artist from around the world. Not a must see for me but very well appointed.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Rather limited installations with a couple of standing artists and some revolving exhibits. The layout is a bit odd because the museum is in two stories of possiblly two (now connected) mansions. Signage was not great. But there is A/C in some of the rooms!!

Thank mark k
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This was such a nice museum! The art is very extraordinary and that's what makes it so special. Also, the entrance is free!

Thank Rosa M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Lovely Merida mansion. Very high quality and engaging changing exhibitions. Free entrance. Lovely gardens.

Thank 760lsl
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