Museo Amparo, Puebla

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Learn the history of the nation at Museo Amparo, a cultural institution with a vast collection of artifacts and artworks. Located across two colonial-era buildings in the town's historic center, the museum traces the country's development through displays dating from 2500 BCE to the modern era. Admire sculptures, altars, and figures, handmade by artisans from each of the country's pre-Columbian civilizations, including Aztecs, Mayans, Totonacs, and Teotihuacans. The museum displays many of its colonial-era pieces in situ, across the rooms of the period houses. Don't miss the formidable Mexican modern art collection. Put Museo Amparo at the forefront of your travel plans using our Puebla tour itinerary planner.
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  • I loved this museum! The Pre-Colombian and photography exhibits were awesome, and the avant-garde displays were very cool. The cafe on the rooftop was the perfect place to relax and get a great view.....  more
    I loved this museum! The Pre-Colombian and photography exhibits were awesome, and the avant-garde displays were very cool. The cafe on the rooftop was the perfect place to relax and get a great view.....  more »
  • As a museum of pre-Hispanic art, the Museo Amparo is a knockout. Based on their aesthetic quality alone, many of the hundreds of pieces in its collection would deserve to be displayed in the Met or... 
    As a museum of pre-Hispanic art, the Museo Amparo is a knockout. Based on their aesthetic quality alone, many of the hundreds of pieces in its collection would deserve to be displayed in the Met or...  more »
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  • it was great, very clean, staff is very attentive and the terrace is great for pictures, the price is also very accesible
  • This is hands down a MUST VISIT in Puebla. What an incredible collection ! And the rooftop cafe has a stunning view of the city

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