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Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote)

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This museum is dedicated to the story of Don Quixote and displays statues, murals and other depictions of this famous literary figure.
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Manuel Doblado 1 | Zona Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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+52 473 732 6721
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Firstly, thank you to the TripAdvisor reviewer who mentioned that this museum is free on Tuesdays. Great tip that. That aside ,I'm sure that this excellent tribute to Cervantes Don Quixote would be well worth the cover charge. I would highly recommend , even if...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this museum. It was interesting to see artists's renditions (there are many) of Don Quixote. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank H M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ended up being one of our favourite visits in Guanjuato. You don't really need to know anything about Don Quioxte to appreciate all the wonderful art, sculptures and other related exhibits - all one man's collection, displayed in a lovely hidtoric house. I really...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not to be missed..look for his statue at the door...concept is depictions of Don Quixote by reknowned artist of the world...including Dali.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MissBeee
Reviewed 15 February 2019

You will love this if you have ever titled at windmills or had dreams:) This museum is in the heart of the historic district and is housed in a lovely old building with an interior courtyard. The story of the founder and collector, Eulalio Ferrer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kagotravel
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Okay, so this is probably not the best, or most important, museum in Guanajuato, but it's definitely the most fun. If you're even remotely a fan of Don Quixote, don't miss this museum. It may be your favorite, too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank UncleBilly232
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

This is a really neat museum created by a man's passion for this crazy figure of Don Quijote who actually represents each & everyone of us - the realization of your dreams. You can see this iconic character depicted in different ways by artists from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ehe20
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

It is amazing, so much detail, technic... which I have time to take pictures but I was totally lost enjoy, so much to do in Gto. To see... Highly recommend. If you ever read Miguel de Cervantes; you would love this place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaimepI5861HY
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Interesting collection of art all with a Don Quixote theme. There is a painting by Salvador Dali, and many sculptures, allhoused in an interesting old building. It’s definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bari R
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We spent about 45 minutes here wandering through the various salas enjoying an immense variety of interpretations of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza by many artists using many artistic media. I'm sure those with a strong artistic bent would immensely enjoy the exhibits. We are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Andrea M
2 September 2016|
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Response from deepfreezeresident | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has a lot of things, lots of books, posters, even a book for kids. A good gift shop.
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Daveandmax
30 December 2014|
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Response from windsorcottage | Reviewed this property |
Hola, although it has only been a month since my visit to Guanajuato I can not recommend any of these hotels as I stayed at Hotel de las Poesias . . . . what I can say is that three times I ate at the restaurants bordering... More
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