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Museo de la Ciudad, a place different

Museo de la Ciudad is located in a historic building worthy of seeing itself in El Centro, the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Guadalajara, Mexico
Not The A Must

This isn't a must see place. But it is worth a visit if you have the time. More photos and displays... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Sacramento, California
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10 Jul 2018
“Museo de la Ciudad, a place different”
16 Oct 2017
“Not The A Must”
This recently opened museum is located in a former convent and chronicles the history of the city from colonial times to modern day.
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Calle Independencia At M. Barcena 684, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Museo de la Ciudad is located in a historic building worthy of seeing itself in El Centro, the center of the city. There you can see exhibits and hear lectures by local artists. I recently heard a panel discussion by a well-known local pottery family,...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This isn't a must see place. But it is worth a visit if you have the time. More photos and displays of before and present GDL would be better. No printed English description.

Thank robert4704
Reviewed 15 April 2017

All explanations are in Spanish, but even without reading, one feels the pride of Guadalajara. The building itself was originally a Capuchin convent then converted to barracks, then divided up, finally formed into a museum in 1992. On the Saturday we went it was free...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The museum provides a fascinating overview of the city's history, though you need to be able to read Spanish to get the most out of it.

Thank fwilsecon
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Museo de la Ciudad tells the early history of Guadalajara. There is a portrait of the city's first mayor Miguel De Ibarra. Also the information in this museum is in Spanish only. So i recommend you learn some Spanish before visiting. However you can...More

Thank travelerd2011
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's located in a beautiful historic building which was probably the highlight of the trip. There are several rooms each dealing with a century of Guadalajara's history. There aren't really many objects to look at, it's all just reading about the history (all in Spanish,...More

Thank MacDollar66
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Ground floor has a lot of exhibits and historical detail from the very founding of this city, displayed in many rooms. Unfortunately everything is in Spanish. Upstairs there is a large room featuring poster size black and white photos from April 1992, recording the tragedy...More

Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 18 January 2012

A museum is always a treat and possibly should be rated higher than average...

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