Museo Regional Potosino

Museo Regional Potosino information

San Luis Potosí , Mexico
Address
Street Plaza de Aranzazú s\n
Telephone
+52 444 814 35 72
Prices
admission M$37, Sun free
Opening hours
9am-6pm Tue-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

Along Galeana to the west of the Templo de San Francisco, this fetching museum was originally part of a Franciscan monastery founded in 1590. The ground floor – part of which is housed in the small Capilla de San Antonio de Padua – has exhibits on pre-Hispanic Mexico, especially the indigenous people of the Huasteca. Upstairs is the lavish, gold and aqua Capilla de Aranzazú , an elaborate private chapel constructed in the mid-18th century in Churrigueresque style. New monks were ordained here.