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Museo de San Miguel de Allende

calle de Nunez#40, esquina con San Francisco, Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 2499
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Must Stop For Mexican History

S.M. de A. is the birth place of the Mexican Revolution. There is English on the bottom of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
orin o
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Fort Myers, Florida
Fun place to explore

Very interesting house with lots of history. VERY limited information in English, but I was able... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Winnie1010
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, a hero of the Mexican Revolution, is now a museum that documents the history of the region from ancient times through independence.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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calle de Nunez#40, esquina con San Francisco, Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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+52 415 152 2499
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Reviewed yesterday

S.M. de A. is the birth place of the Mexican Revolution. There is English on the bottom of the information cards in each room of the tour. Allende suffered for what he believed in. This was his house that he got from his father. The...More

Thank orin o
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very interesting house with lots of history. VERY limited information in English, but I was able to figure a lot of out with no Spanish speaking skills.

Thank Winnie1010
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Museo Historico de San Miguel de Allende was our first stop during our recent visit to San Miguel and we found that our understanding and appreciation of the city and the region was enhanced by the information and the exhibits at the museum. The...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Home of Ignacio Allende, leader of Mexico's war of independence (albeit briefly). Visit the ground level rooms counterclockwise to get a chronological summary of Mexico's history (there were no signs to point this out; we went clockwise and were confused for a while....). Upstairs are...More

Thank Seth R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although it is poor in exhibition it is a good place to go because we can have information about the birth of the city and who was Allende and his importance to Mexican people.

Thank LisboaTeresa1111
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This was an unexpected stop for us and we are glad we did. If you are lucky you can catch a tour but it is easy to do on your own. It is in need of repair but talking to some of the instructors it...More

Thank Thomandjane
Reviewed 29 July 2016

There is a small charge to see this museum, but worth it. There are English translations on most exhibits. Two floors, accessible by stairs. No elevator. As is the usual w/most museums, this is a little dry. History buffs should really enjoy it, however.

Thank CCLEAR01
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A somewhat small, but decent museum that highlights Allende and his time period. If your interested in history, it's worth a visit, but if history is not your thing, you could probably skip this and not miss anything.

Thank cfergTexas
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This museum is located in what used to be Ignacio Allende's house. It recreates the rooms as they were when Allende and his family lived there. All the furniture is original. I think this is a fun museum and kids get to learn by visiting...More

Thank DoraLu
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I liked that the interpretive signs are in Spanish and English. The history of the town and events that led to the independence of Mexico are explained throughout each room.

Thank Amy Harley M
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