San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Sights

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Museo del Estado

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Across from a small plaza with statues of Bishop Vasco de Quiroga and Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, this history museum is in a stately mansion that was previously home to the wife of Agustín de Iturbide, Mexico's only native-born emperor. Among the 18th-century home's highlights is a complete Morelia pharmacy from 1868. On display are regional archaeological artifacts and exhibits about mining and indigenous culture.

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  • Address: Guillermo Prieto 176, Morelia, 58000 | Map It
  • Phone: 443/313–0629
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–2 and 4–8, weekends 10–6
  • Location: Morelia

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