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A true masterpiece, both the church and the museum

The Museo Virreinal de Guadalupe is quite a distance form Zacatecas, about 20 minutes by car from... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Viktor S
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Cartagena, Colombia
Stunning - A Masterpiece that will turn you into an Art Lover.

Must see! I do not know any other words to say. I was blown away by the beauty and amount of world... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Luxury1Georgia
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Georgia
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Formerly known as the Museum of Viceregal Art, this early 18th-century convent located in Guadalupe, a small suburb of Zacatecas, is now a museum with an impressive collection of religious art.
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Jardin Juarez s/n Col Centro, Guadalupe 98600, Mexico
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+52 492 923 2386
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Museo Virreinal de Guadalupe is quite a distance form Zacatecas, about 20 minutes by car from teh centre when the traffic is not heavy,but it is definitely worth the trip.The church and the museum, the former convent from early 18th century are not only...More

Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Must see! I do not know any other words to say. I was blown away by the beauty and amount of world class art displayed in this museum. Do not hesitate in visiting this museum - Highly, Highly Recommended!

Thank Luxury1Georgia
Reviewed 23 March 2018

If you are interested in art, especially from the Mexican colonial times onwards (16th-19th centuries), just must see this place and spend at least a morning there. The architecture is already beautiful, and you may appreciate painting, sculpture, ancient handwritten scripts, and books. Zacatecas' history...More

Thank Amira P
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a must see while you are in Zacatecas. Its about a 15 minute drive between the 2 cities but is it well worth the taxi fare. The art collection is truly fabulous, and the guides who you will find scattered through out the...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The museum, which used to be a convent, is next to a beautiful old church. Inside the museum you are transported to a former kind of life in Mexico, that of the spanish colonial, the church going into the hinterlands to bring a new religion...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Located in a museum next to the cathedral, this museum houses art of the vice-regal period, mostly religious in nature. Arranged around a courtyard in an old, but well-preserved building. In the same museum there is a wonderful collection of old cars from the USA...More

Thank Marshall K
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Hundreds of painting dating from mid 1700's. Brings valuable information about Mexican artist from baroque era. Simply, spectacular

1  Thank memo D
Reviewed 26 April 2015

This is a treasure. Walk among the ancient paintings and architecture of this world heritage site. I would recommend an English guide if you do not read and speak Spanish since there are no translations on the works of art. The exterior and interior are...More

Thank womantraveler59
Reviewed 25 March 2015

As I'd been studying the painting techniques of this period I was fascinated by the collection. Many pieces were painted for the church, with original frames built to fit around the halls, doorways and arches. You can compare the treatment of similar subject matter of...More

Thank rhinbaja
Reviewed 1 December 2014

this is a san franciscan convent very well kept and very big evrething is worthed, please take your time, we have to leave and we regret have missed, the rest of the museum

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