Veracruz

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Veracruz - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Museo de Antropología

    Museum/Gallery

    Xalapa's Museo de Antropología is second only to the archaeological museum in Mexico City. Its collection of artifacts covers the three main...Read More

  • 2. Baluarte de Santiago

    Museum/Gallery

    The small fortress is all that's left of the old city walls. Like the Fuerte de San Juan de Ulúa, the colonial-era bulwark was built as a defense...Read More

  • 3. Galeria de Arte Contemporáneo de Xalapa

    Museum/Gallery

    The city's contemporary-art museum, Galeria de Arte Contemporáneo de Xalapa, housed in a restored colonial-era building, has temporary exhibits...Read More

  • 4. Museo Casa Lara

    Museum/Gallery

    Museo Casa Lara is filled with photographs and other items that belonged to Augustín Lara, a musician and movie star. Look for stills from films...Read More

  • 5. Museo de la Ciudad

    Museum/Gallery

    This museum in a lovely colonial-era building tells the city's history through artifacts, displays, and scale models. Also exhibited are copies...Read More

  • 6. Museo Histórico de la Amistad México–Cuba

    Museum/Gallery

    Across the river from downtown is the grandly named Museo Histórico de la Amistad México–Cuba. This one-room house, bare save for black-and...Read More

  • 7. Museo Histórico Naval

    Museum/Gallery

    In an impressive set of buildings that once housed navy officers, the Naval History Museum tells how the country's history was made on the high...Read More

  • 8. Museo Salvador Ferrando

    Museum/Gallery

    Two tiny museums vie for your attention. On Plaza Hidalgo, diagonally across from Plaza Zaragoza, Museo Salvador Ferrando displays furniture...Read More

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