San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Sights

Museo del Estado

  • Guillermo Prieto 176 Map It
  • El Centro

Published 01/25/2016

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information


Guillermo Prieto 176, at Santiago Tapias, Morelia, Michoacán, 58000, Mexico

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9–3 and 4–8, weekends 10–6

Published 01/25/2016


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