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Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote)

Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 6721
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If you know the book, this is SOOO fun!

High quality artwork of the demented and clueless Don Quixote. It is a lovely museum and a great... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Tyler K
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Bountiful, Utah, United States
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Honestly there's not a whole lot to do in GTO if you don't visit museums. I'm not museum person... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
piggy10786
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This museum is dedicated to the story of Don Quixote and displays statues, murals and other depictions of this famous literary figure.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

High quality artwork of the demented and clueless Don Quixote. It is a lovely museum and a great way to spend an hour. Even better if you have read the book.

Thank Tyler K
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Honestly there's not a whole lot to do in GTO if you don't visit museums. I'm not museum person and have very little interest in history. You may ask why do you choose to visit GTO? Well....because it is beautiful. Although I have no interest...More

Thank piggy10786
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I am not a huge museum-goer and I have to admit I arrived not even knowing the story of Don Quixote. This place far exceeded my expectations. First of all, it is more of a gallery than a museum. The building itself is beautiful and...More

Thank deepfreezeresident
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I'm a fan of Don Quixote and I was quite pleased with this museum. It has rooms full of paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, all related to the character of the sad figure and his companion Sancho Panza. Tuesdays admission is free and has a good Library...More

Thank Jaime G
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

So many fantastic paintings, sculptures and ornaments. Highly recommend a visit to this museum. Very interesting back story as well. Free on Tuesdays

Thank lydiahutch
Reviewed 7 March 2016

A fantastic collection of Don Quixote as depicted by artists in various forms, from paintings, sketches, mixed media, murals and sculpture. The more modern interpretations from 2014 are fascinating, as is the mural by Antonio Rodriguez Luna. That mural alone is reason enough to visit.

Thank slowtrav
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This little museum have material from impressionist period to yesterday.There are works of Dali Picasso paintings,sculpture and murals depicting the hero from La Mancha

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Worth a visit to this museum in celebration of "The Man From La Mancha", Don Quiote...and quality art.An English guide helps.

1  Thank JoanNGA
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is only another of many essentials to seeing the ciudad de Guanajuato. It isn't something you would go out of your way to see but is an integral part of the culture.

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Guanajuato is well known for its Cervantino Festival and this museum, which was created by Eulalio Ferrer, an exiled Spanish intellectual who collected a huge amount of items related to Don Quixote and then donated them to the city of Guanajuato. There are works of...More

1  Thank Jesusmiguel58
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Andrea M
2 September 2016|
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Response from deepfreezeresident | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has a lot of things, lots of books, posters, even a book for kids. A good gift shop.
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Daveandmax
30 December 2014|
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Response from windsorcottage | Reviewed this property |
Hola, although it has only been a month since my visit to Guanajuato I can not recommend any of these hotels as I stayed at Hotel de las Poesias . . . . what I can say is that three times I ate at the restaurants bordering... More
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