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Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel)

Zacatecas Centre, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 924 2160
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Great Disappointment

We were looking forward to see Rafael Coronels paintings....... The gallery was close. "No sign was... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Jose G
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Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
Hidden gem

A small, off the beaten track ex convent, well worth the visit. The museum primarily houses masks... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Mjasboz
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Cancun, Mexico
via mobile
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Located in an old monastery, this museum has a unique collection of indigenous artwork.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ex convent” (6 reviews)
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Zacatecas Centre, Zacatecas, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to see Rafael Coronels paintings....... The gallery was close. "No sign was posted anywhere" The Hindu, the mask collection, the pre Hispanic and The puppet collection were interesting.

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A small, off the beaten track ex convent, well worth the visit. The museum primarily houses masks collected from different states within Mexico. The gardens are outstanding, as is the architecture of this very tranquil spot.

Thank Mjasboz
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I found it very interesting but would hire a guide next time as I found myself having questions with no where to turn for answers.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This amazing museum combines the beauty and atmosphere of the architecture of an ex-convent with an outstanding collection of indigenous art - masks, pottery, puppets and more. This experience is NOT to be missed.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Impressive collection of masks and art pieces collected by Rafael Coronel. And the old convent that houses them is fantastic. Must see it. The museography is incredibly well done

Thank Emmamty
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This museum has some of the most interesting masks we had ever seen - we just wish that more had been labelled. Don't miss the Diablo room. Also has the largest display of puppets any of us had seen. The architecture and grounds are beautiful...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you are an archtecture lover and a museum lover, this is the perfect place ! The building is 200+ years old and has been through a lot of changes during the years.

Thank Marcelomorga
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you enjoy learning about indigenous culture and art don't miss this museum. The gardens are lovely as well.

Thank jgbalderas
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Amazing mask collection, although not much information to accompany them. Still awe inspiring collection. The grounds and buildings were beautiful.

Thank Martha P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This museum is in an old convent, and the grounds alone would be worth a visit. The centerpiece of the museum is Sr. Coronel's collection of app. 10,000 dance masks. The museum showcases the entire collection, which is probably not a great idea as there...More

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