Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Durango

Museo de la Ciudad 450

This impressive museum dedicated to Durango city is housed in a structure that dates back to 1901. The museum's 14 rooms feature an interesting permanent collection of interactive exhibits, from pre-Hispanic times t…
Museum in Durango

Museo Regional de Durango

In a palatial French-style, 19th-century mansion, this museum has thorough displays on Durango state's history and culture. Pancho Villa and the area’s impressive array of minerals get special attention, and there a…
Church in Durango

Catedral del Basílica Menor

Durango's Plaza de Armas is dominated by the handsome baroque facade of this cathedral, constructed between 1695 and 1787. The cathedral’s vast, Byzantine interior has fine sculptures, organs and ceiling paintings.
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Instituto de Cultura

The Instituto de Cultura, due to reopen in 2010 after remodeling, contains museums on cinema, archaeology and the Mexican Revolution, and the state art gallery.
Museum in Durango

Tunel de Minera

This museum is located in an underground space and contains displays and audiovisual presentations devoted to the history of mining in Durango.
Museum in Durango

Museo de las Culturas Populares

Exhibits craftwork from Durango state’s indigenous Tepehuanes and Huicholes and other artisans, including some hauntingly beautiful masks.
Plaza in Durango

Plaza de Armas

Flower- and fountain-filled Plaza de Armas is graced by the handsome baroque Catedral del Basílica Menor. In the plaza’s center, you can descend the Tunel de Minera, an underground space with displays and audiovisua…
Viewpoint in Durango

Cerro del Calvario

This small hill in the center of Durango has a cable car that takes visitors to the Cerro de los Remedios viewpoint.