Museo de Estado

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Guillermo Prieto # 176, Morelia, Mexico

Museo de Estado Morelia Reviews

montecarlostar montecar…
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Indigenous cultures... Aug 28, 2011
This museum is located in what used to be the house of Ana Huarte, the wife of Emperor Agustín I of Mexico, and that's the main reason I wanted to visit it. It's an XVIII century house, and the museum is divided in three sections: Archeology, History and Etnology.

There are quite a few exhibitions about prehispanic clay pieces, agricultural techniques, and festivals and traditions like the Day of the Dead.

Again, they don't allow pictures, but I managed to take a few. This museum is ok, but the one I found really interesting was the Regional Museum of Michoacan.
Front sign
Museum
Day of the Dead
Pottery
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montecarlostar says:
Yeah, Mónica told me about it, Preston... you should really post your picts and reviews about the city! It will be interesting to read your point of view. I fell in love with the city, it's one of the most beautiful Mexican downtowns I have ever been to. Much better than GDL for example.
Posted on: Sep 03, 2011
pacificscorpio says:
I went to a few different museums, I still have 12 or so write-ups to do plus post a 400+ or more photo's. Sept 2010 is when I was in Morelia, met Chad and Moni also this same time.
Posted on: Sep 03, 2011
montecarlostar says:
Did you go to the other museum (Museo regional michoacano)? I thought it was much better than this one
Posted on: Sep 03, 2011
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