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Museo Arqueologico de la Costa Grande

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Address: Off Paseo del Pescador, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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+52 755 554 7552
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Museum featuring information about all 54 archeological sites surrounding...

Museum featuring information about all 54 archeological sites surrounding Zihuatanejo.

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Happy to support the local archaeological efforts

This is a small museum with several rooms of artifacts. It is an open-air museum housed in an old rock building. It appears to be run by volunteers and it is a voluntary donation... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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ARVADA
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a small museum with several rooms of artifacts. It is an open-air museum housed in an old rock building. It appears to be run by volunteers and it is a voluntary donation to enter. The exhibits are in Spanish only. There is a pamphlet written in English guiding you through the rooms. The museum is easy to get... More 

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Washington State
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I am a museum junkie and I felt these folks did a great job telling the story of the people who had inhabited that part of Guerrero for millennia. Interpretation is simple, a chance to practice your Spanish, or take a card in English explaining the artifacts and concepts discussed in six different open air rooms. The museum is at... More 

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Rainier
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

An interesting museum, script was all in Spanish, but they did have an English sheet that tried to explain the culture, but I felt it was poorly done. There were a lot of ancient artifacts that were displayed, but there was no real connect made to how the cultures evolved into the inhabitants of today or even to the Spanish... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a small museum in the older section of downtown Zihuatenejo. We read the earlier reviews before visiting so were not expecting an urban museum. There were some nice objects in the collection. There is an informational board that English only speakers can reference. It is good to support the arqueologico museum in Zihua.

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Thank Pamela L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a great place to learn about the early history of the Costa Grande area of the state of Guerrero if you read either Spanish or English. Some may think that a museum might be boring while on vacation, but this one is quite informative and can be enjoyed quickly.

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Thank William P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

A few good maps of Guerrero's civilization and development, Some pretty pottery, arrowheads, grain grinding stones, and wall murals, but not much else here. But its close and makes a pleasant stop on a scenic walk along el mar and the old downtown of Zihuatanejo.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I was a bit disappointed in this museum. They are in a fairly large beautiful space but the actual museum had little to display. The majority of what was displayed was only described in Spanish. There was no fee, rather donations appreciated.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Quaint little museum. Lots of artifacts and history. Inexpensive. An art show was held there one night too

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Thank Jim T
New Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a small local museum with archeological artifacts of the region. There are only six rooms and the signs are only in Spanish, but it is worth 30-40 minutes of your time when you are in town. Admission is free, but a donation is suggested.

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Thank Howard R
Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

We enjoyed the different artifacts some dating back 500 years.It would have been more pleasurable if the signs were in English so could read them.

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