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Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende)

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 2499
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The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national hero.
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+52 415 152 2499
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you wind your way around the lower and upper levels of the Allende home you learn the history of the area and of the family's famous son. Many of the videos are in Spanish only but each room has information signs in English as...More

Thank bbretz56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a quick historical stop. Built and owned by the richest family in San Miguel at one time. It is a large home. You are only allowed into 2 parts of it. But you can get a feeling for how the wealthy pepople lived...More

Thank JeannieStu
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is one of the most pleasant places we visited in the two times we were in SMA. This time we had an English speaking guide, Carlos, and he gave us insight into the life of the owners of the hacienda and let us know...More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a self-guided facility. (No audio tours available.) The building has been beautifully preserved. There are many plaques in Spanish and English to help visitors learn the personal history of Allende and what life was like for his family and people of the time....More

Thank Helen711
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It was a very informative museum as far as Mexican independence is concerned. However, the explanations in English were somewhat abbreviated and the installation was rather lackluster.

Thank John_and_Michele
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Well worth the time to experience the Mexican Revolution beginnings through the wonderful, descriptive narratives and displays in the city's namesake. Ignacio Allende was one of the major organizers of the insurrection, executed for his participation. Excellent way to experience life centuries ago among the...More

1  Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went to visit on a Sunday and were treated by 4 wonderful professional actors whom perform on an occaision basis.The visit helped us to better understand the history of the time and more of the fellow people involved in the freedm movement.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A great insight into life in the time of Ignacio Allende. The house is presented in the manner thought to be indicative.

Thank malynka2017
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Be sure to go upstairs! The living quarters were above the street and the curators have furnished the rooms as they would have been in Allende's time. Very impressive.

Thank Reads_a_lot_9
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very good museum about San Miguel de Allende itself and Ignacio Allende. You are walking through the entire house and in every room you have a good explanation of the display both in Spanish and English. Also in some rooms they have...More

1  Thank jl_rocbar
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