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Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM

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Wonderful meeting Danielle who helped guide our visit of this colonial town

We arrived in town without a plan or a map and happened upon this museum and our guide Danielle... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Jenny S
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Orono, Maine
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Do not miss this gem of a museum in Valladolid, Mexico!

If you are not paying close attention, you may miss this new museum just off of the central square... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Karen G
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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In today's world of eroding traditions and cultural fusion, Mexico's ethnic clothing is much admired for how it reflects the country's many diverse communities. The Museo de Ropa Étnica de México--MUREM--connects us with the rich and varied cultures...more
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Calle 41 x Calle 38 y Calle 40 | Colonia Centro, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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+52 985 856 5832
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two room museum with ethnic clothing. Our guide was really passionate about the topic and very nice!

Thank Vald0N
Tey Mariana S, Founder at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Vald0N, for visiting MUREM and for letting people know about us on Trip Advisor!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is a two small galleries holding a treasure in costumes from indigenous cultures throughout Mexico. Some of the designs are stunning, and all of them have interesting origins. My tour was guided, and the guide stopped at each outfit (approximately 30) and explained...More

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Tey Mariana S, Founder at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

We thank you very much, drpipt, for your interest in MUREM's collection and how it made you think about culture. With even the most remote communities of Mexico catching up with the larger world through the opening of roads and communications, the preservation of the...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived in town without a plan or a map and happened upon this museum and our guide Danielle, who generously gave us many great tips and directions for our visit to valladolid. We enjoyed our tour of the collection of traditional regional clothes of...More

Thank Jenny S
Tey Mariana S, Founder at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi Jenny, We are so happy that you happened upon MUREM when you landed in Valladolid! Many of the visitors to the Yucatan will not be traveling throughout the country and so it is wonderful for us to read in your comments that Danielle's tour...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you are not paying close attention, you may miss this new museum just off of the central square in Valladolid. It is identified only by a smallish sign on the street. But what is inside is an enormous addition to the cultural attractions in...More

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Tey Mariana S, Founder at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Gracias, Karen, for your kind and thorough comentarios about MUREM. We, and the long-ago Brits who are probably responsible for that plaid in Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, are so happy that you visited with us and very much look forward to you stopping in again...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Such a beautiful collection and museum. Danielle is so knowledgeable and gave me such a wonderfully detailed tour of all of the pieces in the collection! Such a cool way to learn more about Mexico! You must check out MUREM if you are in Valladolid!

Thank Jacqueline A
Tey Mariana S, Founder and president of the Board of Directors at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you, Jacqueline, for your enthusiasm about our collection. It continues to grow, so we hope you will come back to visit us again in the fall.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I was surprised by how engaging and wide-ranging this beautiful collection is. The clothing is often in complementary sets of men's and women's outfits, which is very unusual and a real find. The clothes are gorgeous, often with superb crafting of the details, matched only...More

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Tey Mariana S, Founder and President of the Board of Directors at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you, Maureen, for your comments about the MUREM collection. We will continue to acquire from throughout Mexico, so that there will always be something fresh to see on a fairly regular rotation. Come back and visit us again!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is an amazing opportunity to know about trajes tradicionales mexicanos. It is a well planned and organized museum. The explanation of the different vestidos is not only impressive, but well organized. Dont hesitate to stop by and visit this nice and lovely museum. The...More

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Tey Mariana S, Founder and President of the Board of Directors at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you, Leonardo, for your comments. We very happy that you enjoyed your visit to MUREM and look forward to perhaps having you with us again someday.

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