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“Beautiful building and good museum”

El Palacio Centro Cultural
Ranked #2 of 41 things to do in Campeche
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This museum provides an excellent compact history of Campeche and has good exhibits. There is a free guided tour with added attractions that you should take even if only available in Spanish

Thank Howard G
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

There is a great small museum inside the Palacio Centro Cultural. It's exceptionally well done, with multimedia and explanations in flawless English. It's about the history of the city and socio-political issues related to it. The museum is free and it's well worth a visit. The center also had a fantastic digital show projected onto its facade on Saturday night. It was stunning.

Thank BoMo007
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The museum is free and divided into sections on the history of Campeche, trade in the 17th & 18th centuries, colonization, and historic fortifications. The light show is shown against the backdrop of the building and can be viewed from the square every Fri, Sat, and Sun evenings at 8 p.m. - it is fantastic! Do NOT miss the light show if you are in Campeche on the weekend.

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is a museum, with the history of Campeche during pre indepencence time, and the pirates, very helpful staff they go the extra mile, comgrats

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great atmosphere in the sqare opposite the palace. Wonderful display of the Mayan history projected to its walls with music.

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