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Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay

Pasaje de La Revolucion 58-60 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 3191
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Very nice building. Interesting displays. I think they change every so often. Free entry. Nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Monteverdeguy
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Monteverde Costa Rica
Delightful find

Not in our guide book and could easily have missed this - and glad we didn't. Located right next to... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Veronica014
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Bucerias
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Pasaje de La Revolucion 58-60 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice building. Interesting displays. I think they change every so often. Free entry. Nice front desk man. Clean bathrooms. Right on the main square. if you have time stop by.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Not in our guide book and could easily have missed this - and glad we didn't. Located right next to the cathedral in a covered walk. Free, sign visitors book. Contemporary art, sculptures, exhibitions change every 3 months. Ground floor toilets, and palms shade courtyard...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We loved this little museum of contemporary art and were especially impressed by the work of Fernando Garcia Ponce-- amazing to see the collages up close.

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Museo_Macay, Manager at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for visiting us! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Merida is filled with excellent museums - and other sights - but this was one of my favourites. Free entry, beautiful old building with an ethereal inner courtyard, small giftshop (to really make those memories last!!), and more. But obviously the real attraction is the...More

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Museo_Macay, Manager at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks so much for visiting us! We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Loved the paper exhibit, and the lighting. A lot to take in all at once. Some really cool metal structures as well.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was a nice break from the heat of the day to go into this lovely contemporary art museum. Be aware that you will need to leave any backpacks at the front desk before entering. There was a wide variety of contemporary art available for...More

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Every time we go to Merida, we visit the Macau Museum. We love contemporary art, and ther you can firn good pieces, specially the permanent excibitions....The museum needs better maintenance, although they are renovationg it now...They should charge an entrance to maintain it better, at...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The most fabulous and fantastic Contemporary Mexican Art. Easy to find on the Grand Plaza and always free.

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Free admittance to a small museum located in a nice colonial building located along the central square. Work displayed is mostly modern art, which is interesting enough. Free bathrooms on the second floor. The courtyard has a nice garden and some benches. There is also...More

Thank Rob C
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

The museum, which is free, exhibits a small collection, but several temporary exhibits. We visited twice while in Merida to see the incredible work of Mario Martín del Campo. He's brilliant and an artist with whom we were not familiar. The work is accessible to...More

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