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Museum of Sonoran History and Culture

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Festival of Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado (“FAOT”) - tour starts at this museum

I was so fortunate to happen upon the yearly music festival in honor of Alamos' most famous... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
Mary M
Bend, Oregon
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Very nice and interesting museum, it has historical items from the begining of the town... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Rafael V
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Main Plaza, Alamos, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 January 2019

I was so fortunate to happen upon the yearly music festival in honor of Alamos' most famous historical figure, Dr Alfonso Ortiz Tirado. The live theatrical tour of the town starts here in the central courtyard of the town's historical museum. The actors were wonderful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

This somewhat haphazard collection of quotidian items, gathered from various families, can seem thrown together at times, but collectively the exhibits offer a fascinating glimpse of bygone days in Alamos and Sonora. One gallery takes visitors into a mine replica, while others show off upper-crust...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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)

Date of experience: January 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Diane D
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RJClancy
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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank CarlosLdelaRosa
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Faisal A
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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank dbinkbug
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