Museo Amparo

Museo Amparo information

Location
Puebla , Mexico
Address
Calle 2 Sur 708
Telephone
+52 222 229 38 50
More information
www.museoamparo.com
Prices
adult/student M$35/25, Mon free
Opening hours
10am-6pm Wed-Mon
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This superb private museum, housed in two linked 16th- and 17th-century colonial buildings, is loaded with pre-Hispanic artifacts. Displayed with explanatory information sheets in English and Spanish, the collection is staggering. Notice the thematic continuity in Mexican design – the same motifs appear again and again on dozens of pieces. An example: the collection of pre-Hispanic cult skeleton heads are eerily similar to the candy skulls sold during Día de Muertos.