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Museum seemingly dedicated to co-founder

Seemingly museum dedicated to Capela, co-founder. Great that they are using the building as-is to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike5466
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Lovely museum, good find!

I really liked this museum. Staff was very nice and attentive. I loved the sculptures and the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
AlexRid
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4 days ago
“Museum seemingly dedicated to co-founder”
6 Aug 2017
“Lovely museum, good find!”
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Positos # 25 A | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Seemingly museum dedicated to Capela, co-founder. Great that they are using the building as-is to show the various pieces. It makes you feel more like you are in someone's house rather than a museum. It has two floors if you care to go up a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I really liked this museum. Staff was very nice and attentive. I loved the sculptures and the architecture of the place. They have a good selection of Mexican artists, and the place it's beautiful. They respected the original architecture of the house which is always...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AlexRid
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The displays are wonderful and the staff very friendly. The gift shop is one of the best in Guanajuato. But is you see something you like in the gift shop do NOT think it will be there if you come back. Most items are one...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went to this museum based on an earlier Tripadvisor review which spoke of the Leonora Carrington sculptures there. As advertised, they were wonderful, but there was a lot of (primarily) sculpture there which made it fun. But in particular, I got a chance to talk...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I truly enjoyed this small museum, especially the bronze sculptures of Leonora Carrington. It has a nice variety of contemporary artists in bronze and ceramic sculptures. Very close to Diego Rivera house. An inexpensive treat, in a cool spacious historic building. The gift shop/book shop...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Susan A
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We paid the 25 pesos each to enter and walked through in about 1/2 hour. There are ceramics and pottery for sale. There are some bizarre zoo-morphic figures. And there are lovely bronzes and other sculptures - we especially liked those of Leonora Carrington.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Richard289
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Small museum packed with amazing exhibition of modern bronze sculptures. Better than anything I have ever seen at MFA in Boston. Next to U.G. and Museo Pueblo

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ponkapog
Reviewed 20 March 2016

They hands down have the best gift shop of the museums in the area. The exhibits were interesting with nice sculptures. I really enjoyed it!

Date of experience: March 2016
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