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Lots to see in lovely Jesuit college

Many rooms set around different courtyards, it's a bit of a maze! Interesting exhibits from here... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
amazing detail on the murals.

It was a fantastic experience to see the detail and learn about the history of Mexico through the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Many rooms set around different courtyards, it's a bit of a maze! Interesting exhibits from here and other areas including overseas. To enter you will check your bigger bags and bottles of water - and walk through a body scanner! From here is access to...More

Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 9 April 2018

It was a fantastic experience to see the detail and learn about the history of Mexico through the murals. Amazing and well organized to have jut enough people inside so you can experience the craftsmanship shown.

Thank Tilly M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is located right downtown Tepotzotlán next to the cathedral in the main square. It is a former Jesuit retreat. The museum is worth a stay of 3+ hours, between the building itself and the content. The highlight is a baroque style temple (see...More

Thank Mex56
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Bad the y charge ... But its part of the camino real road that leaves to santa fe new México, so its part of this long jeouney that goes and pass my city

Thank richard m
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This amazing museum incorporates the San Francisco Javier church, a true baroque wonder. The museum is housed in maze of Jesuit college and church buildings. The highlight is the interior of the church itself with its ornate altar and the small room/chapel of San Jose,...More

Thank lldekker
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing place give, churches great really good. The Naranjos area! But in special the church’s again :) more

Thank Vicente M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a must see for all students of Spanish colonial America. The exhibits are shown in the old quarters of a jesuit monastery and include many examples of life in the Viceroy of New Spain. The church is one of the most astonishing examples...More

Thank ReyGeorge
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Housed in the former Saint Francis Jesuit College, this is probably the best collection of Spanish Colonial art in Mexico, all housed in a spectacular building with lots of salons, courtyards, grand staircases, etc. The collection predates the Spanish Conquest through the expansion of New...More

Thank gbruels
Reviewed 1 March 2017

One of the best museums I've visited lately, a hidden jewel of Spaniard / Mestizo colonial art, superb exhibits and more. The best part are those baroque altarpieces inside, worth for a 1000 pictures and incredible detailed. They also include a couple of exhibits including...More

Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This museum is located on the site of an old school, then convent made by the Spanish after the conquer of Mexico, is big, is on the same building of the cathedral of Tepozotlan, the chapel is gorgeous if you like baroque style. Is big...More

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