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Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal

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Mostly from 2000 - now... Intricate, unique art using all types of techniques. Much of it... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
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This museum is small but has an excellent selection of crafts by masters around Mexico. For a... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
John D
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31 | 30 Y 32, Izamal 97540, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Mostly from 2000 - now... Intricate, unique art using all types of techniques. Much of it traditional Mayan

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bonniecp
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is small but has an excellent selection of crafts by masters around Mexico. For a little more than a dollar entrance it is great value. There is an attached gift shop and cafe. Where there get your map of sights and craft workshops...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Home to one of the largest pyramids in Mexico (200m square) with a flourishing church/convent built on top of another pyramid, all in the centre of town. All the buildings are painted yellow - originally done back in 1993 to welcome Pope John Paul on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

While small in size the displayed objects were all well done and fascinating. Well worth the time and the token entrance fee, plus a nice place to cool off when touristing about.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank aerowood2016
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed walking around this small museum and looking at all the different examples of Mexican folk art. One aspect we really loved was the inclusion of a lot of information both about the specific pieces of art and about the origins of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Lizi S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very good quality of various types of arts from Mexico. Pottery, catrinas, weaving, jewelry from henequen spines or palm seeds or cow horns, musical instruments, sisal, tree of life, very good quality representation of each art style, technique, etc. Very small but worth the tour....More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a cute little mseum very professionally done with beautiful contemporary mexican craft. Do not miss it

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank annetteapproved
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This wonderful air conditioned cultural center is right on the main square. It has a display of artisan goods from all over Mexico as well as very fine pieces from the region. The shop has excellent items for purchase. I highly recommend visiting this center...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank neelokb
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Nice local and general Mexican folk art can be seen here. Its a small place and the pices are well selected. The store next door is also nice.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A must place to visit¡ the museum is what i like the most, is a great collection of masters of the Mexican art, very colorfull and amazing pieces.the store is all handcraf from yucatan, mayan women made all the pieces from diferent materials and tecniques.the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Adriana M
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