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Museum of Sonoran History and Culture

Main Plaza, Alamos, Mexico
+52 647 428 0053
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Very nice and interesting museum, it has historical items from the begining of the town... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rafael V
Good history lesson

Alamos has a colorful and important history and the Museum presents it in approachable fashion... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
cvs32018
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“artifacts” (5 reviews)
“silver” (4 reviews)
“sonora” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Plaza, Alamos, Mexico
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+52 647 428 0053
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and interesting museum, it has historical items from the begining of the town, independence of Mexico and the revolution times

Thank Rafael V
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Alamos has a colorful and important history and the Museum presents it in approachable fashion. ( I can read a bit of Spanish so that helped)

Thank cvs32018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We made a really quick stop here during our whirlwind walk around town. We didn't have time to actually explore the museum; were more interested in the gift shop! One of the men working there makes beautiful horsehair belts for men and women, horsehair hatbands,...More

Thank Diane D
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Charming little museum in Alamos, Sonora, Mexico, just off the main square. Tells the history of the town, especially about the silver mining in the nearby hills. Not a great museum but worth the visit if you're in Alamos.

Thank RJClancy
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

This small but packed museum is an excellent introduction to the culture of the area. Filled with artifacts and exhibits, it tells of the complex history of Alamos and its industries. The mining exhibit was particularly fetching and well done. Plan on spending at least...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Would recommend it to everyone. Very informative and the artifacts and history was very great to read.

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

An incredible journey into the history of Alamos. A must visit for tourist and resident alike. I was blown away by the history of this town and amazed by the wealth that flowed though this quaint little town.

Thank Faisal A
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am assuming that you are planning your first trip to Alamos, Sonora. This is the only place where you will learn of the history of Alamos and the wealthy families that built the beautiful haciendas that you will see if you take one of...More

Thank dbinkbug
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Interesting little museum about Alamos and the surrounding area. Everything is in Spanish, but they provide you with an English guide which is helpful. It is worthwhile, particularly at the cost of admission which is only 10 pesos.

Thank reznad
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is an interesting museum that highlights the important historic details of Sonora and its culture. We walked through it in less than an hour and it was worth the small entrance fee.

Thank Mailai_Daniel
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