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Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

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“mummy museum”(34 reviews)
“buried alive”(13 reviews)
This museum displays over 100 real mummies dug up from the nearby cemetery.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Explanada del Panteon Municipal s/n, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0639
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must go, once you are in Guanajuato! Its small but very good arranged in Spanish and English information too. Go early to avoid lines

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While these were interesting, they were not exactly my cup of tea. I probably would have enjoyed it better, and understood more, with a guide.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank H M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never thought that I would visit a museum totally dedicated to desiccated cadavers that have been hanging around in the region for over 100 years. The dryness of the area makes it so that the corpses do not decompose but simply dry out, clothes and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dumos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would not recommend this museum. It did nothing for me. Why would you pay money and take time out of your day to see human remains? I would not do this again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlbertaJack007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you get over the initial shock of the mummies, they are actually fascinating and some of them are quite sad, especially the children. There is even a 5 month old mummified foetus; the oldest in the world. It's amazing How well preserved most of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would have enjoyed this place more if there were more labels on the mummies. To be fair, there was a tour guide and if our Spanish was better, we would have gotten more out of the place. As it was, while it was interesting,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The prices have gone up making this one of the more expensive museums in Mexico. They do have a senior discount (along with locals, students, and teachers) so make sure to ask about that since it isn't well advertised. As far as the museum, the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is so eerie at the same time so interesting! I recommend a visit here ! It’s worth reading the displays of information also.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Museum is a little further out of the centro museum zone but is still a relatively short walk away, albeit up hill. Incredible display of mummies, nothing like i have ever seen. Others can judge whether it’s worth 85 pesos for entry.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Piece of history. Great place to visit: peacefull👍 museum is easy to find (there is white/blue ”momias” signs from Guanajuato old town tontteja museum. Great piece of history. Don’t go early in the morning... might be too much people? We visited here 14 pm. And...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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13 June 2018|
Response from Virginia L | Reviewed this property |
Pienso sí.
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Response from 850maydar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nut not very big. I highly recommend taking a tour or a cab and ask the driver to wait for you. The streets are so narrow, it is so difficult to drive there!