Museo de Historia Mexicana, Monterrey

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Dr. Coss No. 445 Sur Centro 8345-9898

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    Fun Interactive Overview of Mexican History

    by Daniel_Williams Written Mar 28, 2005

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    The Museo de Historia Mexicana (only in Spanish) was fantastic; my first trip to Monterrey I spent an hour here but felt I could have done much more! This hands-on museum offered much insight into Mesoamerican Prehispanic society. I find fascinating all the symbolism, advancements in science/mathematics, agriculture and architecture that were made in these ancient civilizations prior to the arrival of the Conquistadores! Learning is made easy & fun with interactive screens that allowed museumgoers to learn about the history of the Mexican forefathers by pushing a computer button. One can make selective queries on topics one wants to learn more about. I think kids with some knowledge of Spanish would enjoy this museum a lot.

    This trip, I took my second visit to the Museo de Historia Mexicana to learn about the peoples I missed at the Museo de Antropolgia such as the Purhepecha, the Maya, the Toltecs, the Olmecs, the Zapotecs, the Totonaca. A nice place for people to go in Monterrey who want a quick overview of Mexican History. While there, the museum had a presentation on the omnipresent Jaguar and its importance in Mesoamerican mythology... fascinating.

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    Historia de Mexico

    by Sabino_P Written Mar 6, 2003

    Museum of mexican history. The museum contains materials from the history of mexico with some material related to the city.

    it had a small river ride (not working) with water of the "ojo de santa lucia". The river that supported the first founders.

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    Museo de la Historia Mexicana

    by TinyTuck Updated Nov 20, 2002

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    Museum of Mexican History, which illustrates Mexico´s complex history also using interactive features. It also includes changing art exhibitions.
    On weekends you can rent something like a little boat and pedal around the neat complex.

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    Visit the Mexican History...

    by arteimagen Written Sep 8, 2002

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    Visit the Mexican History Muesum, you can learn from ancient aztecs to presents days, geography, golden times movies, even a Mexican Revolution train is inside!!, this is a gallery art too, with coffe room, movie theatre and more.
    Interactive learning for all ages, bilingual guide tours can be founded at the front desk.
    Entrance: a little bit tip, parking and more

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    Museum of Mexican History

    by TexasDave Written Feb 4, 2005

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    Mid-size Museum devoted to displaying the different phases of life in Mexico, from Pre-Columbian indigenous life down to Mexican movie stars of the 1950' and 60's.
    Admission is about $1 U.S.

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