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Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace)

Calle 61, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 930 3100
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“second floor” (36 reviews)
“great murals” (16 reviews)
Calle 61, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 930 3100
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Reviewed yesterday

Typical architecture of the area. Beautiful interior with courtyard. Interesting portraits and paintings. Nice Christmas tree (December). A must see around the square.

Thank robertthomas10
Reviewed 4 days ago

i enjoyed visiting this palace and discovering the paintings that discribe parts of the histoy of Yucatan

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beautiful building houses a very moving exhibit of paintings depicting the brutal exploitation of the Maya by the spanish hacienda owners and the Maya resistance and their heroes who lead it. Don't miss it! It is located on the main square (zocolo) in Merida.

Thank Sherry4U
Reviewed 6 days ago

Free museum that shows how the elite class in Merida lived in the 19th century. There is a number of paintings and frescoes representing the conquest of the maya people and their struggle during the colonial days. Pretty building, nice little museum.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on the recommendation of a friend who thought the murals worth seeing. The subject matter, which is the domination of the Mayan people, is disturbing. The work is well done, but overall didn't grab me.

Thank Marsha F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The palace is part of the local culture. It serves as an administrative center and art gallery. My purpose in visiting was to look at the architecture and see the cultural paintings depicting the local history. The local history being the glorious days, th conqust...More

Thank dennisjames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historicaly interesting. An accurate look into the living standards of the elete in Merida in the 1800's. Free admission

Thank 610John
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the main plaza this building offers a nice collection of art depicting the history of the area. Large murals need to be viewed from the courtyard.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum. Full of Mexican & Mayan history. A free self guided tour. Helps tie so many historic events & the ruins together

Thank Bonniecp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place had many fabulous murals and lots of historical information, the architecture was also great. The bathrooms, while free, are less than desirable.

Thank Nikki P
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Response from anodynetr | Reviewed this property |
It was rebuilt in 19th century to original archetectural specs. Famous murals were painted in the 1970's. A must see if your going to Merida