Witness centuries of opulence at Museo Casa Montejo, a historical mansion in Merida's old town. Before its conversion to a museum in 2010, the 16th-century building was for generations a residence of the Montejo family, Spanish conquerors of the Yucatan Peninsula. Admire the well-preserved facade, ornately decorated with reliefs portraying conquistadors and members of the powerful family. Explore the interior, which houses period furniture and decorations in Neo-Renaissance, Neo-Rococo, and Victorian styles. Use our Merida online trip itinerary planner to add Museo Casa Montejo and other attractions to your Merida vacation plans.
Museo Casa Montejo Reviews
This is a truly exquisite old home that has been kept up beautifully inside and out. The home furnishings, the garden, and the water feature were all lovely. The dining room was magical. more »
Museo Casa Montejo is yet another testament to Banamex's seemingly single-handed effort to restore Mexican patrimony and promote local artisans. The main attraction is the impeccably restored... more »
It's free. If you see a line, it's for using the ATMs. (Most of the building is converted to a bank now). Just go in and check your bags. The guards were super sweet and helpful. The art was a great collection and it was cool to learn a little about the colonialist history by walking through the home.
Great museum in center of Merida, across main square and park. If you love hispano architecture and style its place for you. You can see many different rooms with antiques and all is for free! Must visit in Merida!
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