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Silver Museum (Museo de la Plateria)

Plaza Borda, Taxco, Mexico
+52 762 622 0658
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Interesting but touristic

You go down in the silvermine. The tour was including a guide and was interesting to see how people... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
Bonitatravelblog
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Caution! Tourist trap!

We were taken here on a day trip from Mexico City to Cuernavaca and Taxco. It is a fabricated place... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2016
Cathryn C
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Phoenix, Arizona
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This museum is a comprehensive look at the history of silver in Mexico, particularly in this famous old mining town.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Mar 23, 2017
“Interesting but touristic”
Jun 15, 2016
“Caution! Tourist trap!”
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Plaza Borda, Taxco, Mexico
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+52 762 622 0658
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

You go down in the silvermine. The tour was including a guide and was interesting to see how people in the goldmine worked and used to work. Litle touristic. As the asked for tips on two times during the tour. At the end you arrive...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were taken here on a day trip from Mexico City to Cuernavaca and Taxco. It is a fabricated place that aims to sell cheap silver jewelry to tourists. We also were stuck here for a mediocre lunch because there was no place else around....More

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Reviewed February 8, 2016

This silver factory is a tourist place visited by the tour buses. The store has very nice silver products but the prices are not competitive with the local shops that are seen later in your tour. They use high pressure sales from your local tour...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2015

We were just walking by... when a very nice gentleman invited us to come in and explore the museum, and we're happy that we did. It was quite interesting, and provided us with a perspective into silver mining that gave us a better appreciation of...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We learn that the earth is not easy giving away the silver. Some 50g on 1000kg of stones that are carried out of the mountain by children who could creep still deeper inside ... once upon a time in the west. Now we have technologies,...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

This museum is closed but some of the items have been moved to a little store near the Cathedral. I was disappointed.

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Reviewed November 5, 2011

Lots of 'wow' factor to the museum. Silver sculpture created specifically for national competitions. Amazing craftmanship.

Thank JamesOB523
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