Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote), Guanajuato

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Art Museum · Specialty Museum
A museum dedicated to the witty fictional character of Don Quixote, Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote) exhibits hundreds of different art pieces of numerous different mediums. Stroll through the elegantly restored 18th century building and see the character, who's depicted in everything from oil paintings, tapestries, and bronze statues to items like chess sets, coins, postage stamps, and clocks. While you browse, sip on some coffee from the in-house cafeteria or pick up a souvenir from the store. Put Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Guanajuato sightseeing planner.
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  • My wife and I loved this museum. Imagine, an entire museum dedicated to the mythical exploits of a fictional character. This might seem absurd, but then you visit the museum and the genius of the...  more »
  • I visited here many years ago and found it interesting but it mainly held editions of the books. The museum has expanded its focus and now has murals, more sculptures, paintings etc all reflecting...  more »
  • This museum exceeded our expectations! We really enjoyed the many levels and exhibits of Don Quixote. Makes for a great two-three hour visit if art museums are your thing. This is also one of the only museums that has transcribed the Spanish text to English. Very helpful, thank you. Loved the book store as well. Highly recommend a visit! Visit on Tuesday when it is gratis!
  • wonderful museum. a must see for quixote fans. free on one day of the week, i think thurs. coffee shop has best coffe in gto

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