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Museo Casa de la Zacatecana

Independencia No. 59, Centro Historico, Queretaro City, Mexico
+52 442 224 0758
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Unusual site

On a quiet side street, this museum is different from the other sites in the colonial center... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Mexico City, Mexico
Interesting way to spend an hour

The house itself has been beautifully restored, and each room has beautiful collections. I really... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
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Independencia No. 59, Centro Historico, Queretaro City, Mexico
+52 442 224 0758

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

On a quiet side street, this museum is different from the other sites in the colonial center -- this one shows how upper class in Queretaro lived in the 19th century. Beautiful furnishings, ceramics, paintings and more. The other unusual aspect is the story of...More

Thank fnhkol
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The house itself has been beautifully restored, and each room has beautiful collections. I really enjoyed looking at the furniture and the glassware, and the view over Querétaro from the lookout is stunning.

Thank CFMM59
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Here you can learn about the legend of this house while you learn more about the daily life od mexican people in XIX century

1  Thank SergioLisboa
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Old home with a very interesting history. Great period furniture. Unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. I would recommend it for people interested in learning about this period of Mexican history.

1  Thank beatrizcordov47
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Fairly organised and regulated for a small place. The entry ticket includes a part guided tour in Spanish followed with relevant videos. If you're a history buff and like connecting with the characters who once lived there - you'd love it!

1  Thank Manoj492
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Allegedly the site of an 18th-century crime of passion (luridly recounted in an explanatory video), the Casa de la Zacatecana is primarily interesting as an intact example of a colonial residence of the period. Each of the patio-facing rooms on two floors has been furnished...More

1  Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 13 November 2015

They tell you the spooky story about the people that used to live there. The museum if full of antiques and old furniture, your not allowed to take photos unless you pay extra. My boyfriend didn't find it interesting, but I love to see antique...More

1  Thank Guadalupe M
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I found this beautiful house interesting to visit and the videos of the Zacatecana legend were entertaining enough but the price seemed a bit high for what was offered (maybe teenagers should be free then it would be OK). It takes about 45 minutes to...More

1  Thank pickyinbarcelona
Reviewed 20 July 2015

A must visit museum. Amazing variety of artifacts and the house and family who occupied it have an interesting history too. Lovely architecture and full value for money.

2  Thank pelawo
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Unexpected. Good price. Interesting story and lovely antiques. Guys. Just go. This was fun and worth the time and price. Agree that this place SPOOKY too.

2  Thank BusinessPr0fessi0nal
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