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Museo Arqueologico

Calle Allende 115, Mascota 46900, Mexico
+52 388 386 0232
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Unique pieces

Mascota is the most important archeological site of the region, the pieces found are exceptional... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Mascota, Mexico
via mobile
The Outstanding Museum of Mascota...with a little help from Natgeo

The Archaeological Museum is housed in the Casa de Cultura, just one block east of the plaza... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
John P
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Calle Allende 115, Mascota 46900, Mexico
+52 388 386 0232
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Mascota is the most important archeological site of the region, the pieces found are exceptional, there are also groups of people who organize expeditions to the town surroundings like "El pantano" and "El refugio" to name a few, this museum it's a good option to...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Archaeological Museum is housed in the Casa de Cultura, just one block east of the plaza. Renovation of the museum cost about one million pesos and its doors were officially reopened in August 2011. It now has an auditorium, a library and five large...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is an incredible little museum. They have done such a good job of putting the things in context with photos, maps, and descriptions. If you don't speak Spanish, make sure you ask for the guide book in English. I was also told there is...More

Thank CindyF243
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We have passed through Mascota many times and finally stopped to visit this museum which had been under renovation. It is very interesting and has things that relate to the areas past. Worth a vist entry by donation

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Amazing museum to find in this small agricultural town, high up in the Sierra Madres. Well displayed articles that had been discovered by Joseph B. Mountjoy with backing from National Geographic, from the surrounding area..

1  Thank JRinPV
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We went to visit this amazing museum which get you in touch with the mores of this awsome and authentic area! Its not big but it has all you need to understand what is Mascota and the around towns about! Highly recommended!

Thank MascotaRide
Reviewed 24 November 2014

A wonderful mix of recent discoveries and ancient lives. We really enjoyed the displays. I wish there had been a bit more info in English, but the artifacts tell their own story.

1  Thank antsyfeet
Reviewed 11 November 2014

A small but top quality display of the archaeological finds in the area. Very well done and supported by National Geographic. Very helpful guide.

1  Thank mariapio
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Newly found artifacts displayed well in this small museum. The layout is easy to follow and it is free, so leave a donation to help support the museum.

1  Thank retireandtravelnow
Reviewed 11 March 2014

What a great joy to find such a well done museum in this little town! The pieces were well displayed, lighted and labeled. Lots of interesting information, pleasant guards.

2  Thank JoniG
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