Museo de la Independencia Nacional

Museo de la Independencia Nacional information

Location
Dolores Hidalgo , Mexico
Address
Zacatecas 6
Telephone
+52 418 182 77 50
Prices
adult/student M$15/7.50, Sun free
Opening hours
10am-5pm
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This museum has few relics but plenty of information on the independence movement. The exhibition spans seven rooms and charts the appalling decline in Nueva España's indigenous population between 1519 (an estimated 25 million) and 1605 (1 million), and identifies 23 indigenous rebellions before 1800 as well as several criollo conspiracies in the years leading up to 1810. There are vivid paintings, quotations and details on the heroic last 10 months of Hidalgo's life.