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Museo de Astronomia Prehispanica

Calle Principal # 10, San Miguel de Allende 37725, Mexico
+52 415 103 0003
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Wonderful Opportunity to Experience the Discoveries Thru the Eyes of Dr. Gabriela Moreno.

Dr. Gabriela Zepeda García Moreno is the lead archeologist for the Valley de la Virgen and is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan S
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San Jose, California
A must visit!!

After touring the pyramid with Albert Coffee (another must do!) we had a wonderful lunch at Museo... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
Matthew S
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Prairie Village
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The Prehispanic Astronomical Museum addresses a 10 year archeoastronomical research made at Cañada de la Virgen archaeological site in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. The exposition explains the importance of the moon cycle at the site and the use of the pyramid as a calendar device.
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Calle Principal # 10, San Miguel de Allende 37725, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dr. Gabriela Zepeda García Moreno is the lead archeologist for the Valley de la Virgen and is Director for the Meseo de Astronomia Prehispanica. We had just had a tour (fascinating) with the Canyon de la Virgen with Albert Coffee, and he let us know...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

After touring the pyramid with Albert Coffee (another must do!) we had a wonderful lunch at Museo de Astronomia Prehispanica and were blown away by the photos and presentation that followed. Albert does a great job on his tour of explaining how the pyramids were...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This was the most usual museum. A fantastic locally sourced delicious lunch was served followed by a fascinating talk given by the owner/astronomer on the stars, sun and moon. She speaks with passion and expertise. Amazing experience.

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

A rare combination of wonderful Mexican food and fascinating astronomical information to supplement your tour of the Canana de la Virgen site.

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

The Tour with Albert Coffee was fantastic, and this just topped it off. One of the best lunches we have had, with tortillas cooking in front of us. And an explanation of the heavens and stars that really make you appreciate all the work that...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Well worth the visit, after our time at the Canada de la Virgin site. We had an interesting lunch and the talk later was very informative.

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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

We are just back from our tour of the pyramids and our lunch at the Astronomia Prehispãnica and, without a doubt, can say that this tops our list of SMA adventures. Our guide, Albert Coffee is incredibly passionate and knowledgeable, as was Rossana Quiroz, one...More

Thank Linda J
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Rossana Q, Owner at Museo de Astronomia Prehispanica, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

It was our pleasure having you here, as you are such great sensible people. We would love to see you again.

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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Archeologist Rosanna was fascinating with her explanation of the astronomical connection with the pyramid ruins and the culture. The lunch there was an amazing array of delicious Mexican food made by the local women. It was a perfect ending to the tour of Cañada de...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Rossana Quiroz Ennis was our guide on the Cañada de la Vergin Pyramid tour. After the tour we went back to the Museum de Astronomia Prehispanica for a delicious lunch. The Museum, where she is the Director, was fascinating and her photography was amazing. If...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

This small museum was a delightful surprise. We visited after a morning at Canada de la Virgen, and were impressed by the sophisticated, modern display of information about the astronomy of the site. The work Dr Rosana has done in analysing the Prehispanic astronomy and...More

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Beth K
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Thank you for your interest in us. We are remodeling some details of the Museum and will be closed until next Tuesday
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June 25, 2015|
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Response from Rossana Q | Property representative |
We are available at 415 103 00 03. At coyote canyon or with albert coffee
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