Museo Guillermo Spratling

Museo Guillermo Spratling information

Taxco , Mexico
Address
Street Delgado 1
Telephone
+52 762 622 16 60
Prices
admission M$31
Opening hours
9am-5pm Tue-Sat, to 3pm Sun
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Lonely Planet review

This very well laid-out three-story history and archaeology museum is off an alley behind Templo de Santa Prisca. It contains a small but excellent collection of pre-Hispanic jewelry, art, pottery and sculpture from US silversmith William Spratling’s private collection. The phallic cult pieces are a particular eye-opener. On the basement floor there are examples of Spratling’s designs using pre-Hispanic motifs. The top floor hosts occasional temporary exhibits.