Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), Puebla

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Learn the history of the nation at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), a cultural institution with a vast collection of artifacts and artworks. Located across two colonial-era buildings in the town's historic center, the museum traces the country's development through displays dating from 2500 BCE to the modern era. Admire sculptures, altars, and figures, handmade by artisans from each of the country's pre-Columbian civilizations, including Aztecs, Mayans, Totonacs, and Teotihuacans. The museum displays many of its colonial-era pieces in situ, across the rooms of the period houses. Don't miss the formidable Mexican modern art collection. Put Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Puebla tour itinerary planner.
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  • A great mix of old and new, plus a wonderful rooftop bar. I was especially impressed by the use of parallel time lines to compare historical advances across the continents, it really helped to give a....  more »
  • What I liked the very best, coming from a museum and education background, was watching one young teacher/docent with a group of 11 or 12 year olds. In his gentle way, this young man had the kids on....  more »
  • Great exibits and well preserve artifact to look at. The atmosphere of museum is very comforting and you feel safe. There are many staff members to help you find your way around and to answer any questions you may have. I highly recommend checking out this museum.
  • Amazing museum. Great exhibition of precolonial art on the ground floor, very interesting contemporary arts on the second floor, and a great view from the top floor. Staff is super friendly and helpful. Note that almost all signs are in Spanish, so you may want to grab an audio guide.

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