Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Chihuahua

Casa Chihuahua

Chihuahua’s former Palacio Federal (built 1908–10) has been used as a mint, a monastery, a military hospital and a post office, but is now a beautifully restored cultural center full of excellent exhibits, with most…
Museum in Chihuahua

Museo Casa Redonda

Once a locomotive maintenance and repair shop, this renovated warehouse is home to the city's small but excellent modern art museum, with one room dedicated to the fascinating history of the building, including rail…
Museum in Chihuahua

Museo Casa de Villa

Housed in Quinta Luz, Pancho Villa's 48-room former mansion, this museum is a must-see for anyone who appreciates a made-for-Hollywood story of crime, stakeouts and riches. The interior is loaded with Villa’s person…
Historic Building in Chihuahua

Quinta Gameros

Built in an incredibly elaborate belle epoque architectural style by a wealthy mine owner, this museum is filled with a mix of period furnishings and art. Every room is unique with quality stained glass and ornate c…
Historic Building in Chihuahua

Palacio de Gobierno

The courtyard of this handsome, 19th-century, state-government building features striking 1960s murals by Aarón Piña Mora showing Chihuahua’s highly eventful history. You can get a free e-guide to the murals through…
Plaza in Chihuahua

Plaza de Armas

Chihuahua’s historic heart, with its mass of pigeons, shoe-shiners and cowboy-hatted characters, is a simple but pretty place. A bronze sculpture of the city's founder, Don Antonio de Deza y Ulloa, presides over the…
Cave in Chihuahua

Grutas de Nombre de Dios

These caves on Chihuahua’s northeast edge boast impressive stalagmites, stalactites and rock formations, making the one-hour, 17-chamber underground journey fun, especially for kids. Visitors enter with guides and t…
Gallery in Chihuahua

Poliforum de UACH

Located just east of Templo San Francisco, this University of Chihuahua gallery has two permanent exhibits that showcase the work of two prominent Chihuahuense artists: Águeda Lozano and Sebastián. Temporary exhibit…
Museum in Chihuahua

Museo Casa de Juárez

President Benito Juárez’ residence in this house during the French occupation made Chihuahua the capital of the Mexican republic from 1864 to 1866. Now a museum with the 1860s feel still intact, it includes document…
Gallery in Chihuahua

Casa Sebastián

The main draws of this restored 1880s gallery are the small-scale models of the massive metal sculptures by renowned Chihuahuan artist Sebastián, whose work is recognized in cities worldwide. There are five real Seb…