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El Museo de la Cancion Yucateca

Calle 57 No. 464 X 48 | Parque de la Mejorada, Merida 97000, Mexico
923 72 24
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A Welcome Window Into the World of Yucatecan Music

El Museo de la Cancion Yucateca is a treasure-trove of information about the history and... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
deburkins
Pleasant Surprise

I'm neither a musician nor a native speaker. Despite that I was very impressed with this museum... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Michael K
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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Calle 57 No. 464 X 48 | Parque de la Mejorada, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

El Museo de la Cancion Yucateca is a treasure-trove of information about the history and development of Yucatecan trova. The rooms of the Museo are filled with photos and written descriptions of the history of significant composers and performers, telling of their biographies, careers, and...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I'm neither a musician nor a native speaker. Despite that I was very impressed with this museum. Very well organized and cared for. Unfortunately there are (not surprisingly) almost no English captions. Despite that the visuals and the opportunity to play music from different eras...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

As a musician who has visited numerous studio and other vintage American music spots, I was delighted to learn about the "Romantic Music" of the Yucatan called trova. The Museum is not glamorous, its out-of-the-way but so worth the visit. Once again you will hear...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The concerts have been wonderful for several years. This has changed in 2017: Nov 3 - Building was closed and scheduled concert did not occur. Nov 8 - Woman at tourist office on Paseo could not confirm that this would occur. Nov 16- Concert time...More

2  Thank salsunny
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is our 2nd visit to this intimate museum that showcases Trova. Before our last visit we were unaware of the importance Trova is to the local musical culture, and we are now listen to it whenever possible. Definitely worthy of inclusion in major museums...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

We had just come from the Museum of Folk Art which we very much enjoyed (review later), plus it was free. This museum charges 20 pesos per person and was quite disappointing. We thought that we would see styles of instruments and a more organized...More

1  Thank Tufduty
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Very nicely done! Very clean, very spacious, very well laid out. Considering what they had to work with, as far as what they were able to place on exhibit, I think they've done a fabulous job of presenting the highlights of the history of music...More

Thank Joe H
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