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Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal

31 | 30 y 32, Izamal 97540, Mexico
+52 988 954 1012
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good variety of local handcrafts , but more expensive than the artesan market in front of the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2014
weltumbummler
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Bad Reichenhall, Germany
Great Mexican Art

Small but lovely exhibit. Top quality Mexican crafts in a small town setting., a great value for... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2014
Linda M
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Terrebonne, Oregon
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31 | 30 y 32, Izamal 97540, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

good variety of local handcrafts , but more expensive than the artesan market in front of the convent. There is a cafe in the courtyard but does not look like they want to give you service or do have somethuing in stock

Thank weltumbummler
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Small but lovely exhibit. Top quality Mexican crafts in a small town setting., a great value for just a few pesos. This center supports local art and artists and well as providing exposure to wonderful art from around Mexico.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This is more like a gallery of modern Mexican arts and crafts than a museum. High quality examples of work from all over Mexico...colorful, creative and whimsical. Don't miss the two life-sized figures of the skeleton baker on his bicycle -- on one, the devil...More

Thank pgreene
Reviewed 21 November 2013

small but intersting place. Make shure you get here the yellow maps with artists to visit all over Izamal! We went to Esteban the artist who owns a little shop 'la flor de cocoyol' (you can find this one facebook). He makes beautiful jeweleries. But...More

Thank Doriens
Reviewed 14 November 2013

A well done center so that visitors can get a good idea of the art that surrounds Izamal, and what you would like to go and visit. The workers are very helpful, they will not try to sell you anything, but will be glad to...More

Thank FDG44
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This museum may be small, but it packs lots of gorgeous art within its walls. It is also clean, well-lit, and has good signage. If you love Mexican folk art, it's a must-see experience.

Thank Crann_Ull
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Nice courtyard where you might get a Coke on hot day and a bit of shade. Museum small but a very high quality. Offers a sampling of pottery and crafts from around the Yucatan. If you are interested in collecting Mexican folk art or want...More

Thank Bernardette44
Reviewed 7 July 2013

I enjoyed my short visit here; well worth the modest price of admission. Purchasing the handicrafts offered for sale provides a living wage for the women who make the goods.

Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 9 June 2013

and very nice patio, where you can sit and sip espresso, or take a long cold drink on a hot day (no food, but around the corner from the Monastery, on the one-way road back to Merida, is Los Mestizos, a great little restaurant that...More

Thank LMilich
Reviewed 11 April 2013

The museum exhibit is interesting enough, albeit very small. However, it is worth a quick visit. I am more interested in the shop. The prices are a bit high; however, profits go to the local artisans in surrounding villages who make the products. I usually...More

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