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Celebrating Mexican Heritage

Recently renovated, this is truly a wonderful museum that celebrates Mexican culture and heritage... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
SaskiaJoosse
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Singapore, Singapore
A must

A quick visit to this very well preserved house will give you a sense of how the high class of... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
MTorre
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Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 4, 2018
“Not possible to visit because of the renovation ”
May 24, 2018
“CLOSED!”
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Avenida 4 Oriente 416, Puebla 72000, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

It was no possible to visit this house because of the renovations that are happening during a period of time.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Sorry I have to give this a POOR rating - you need to check to see the most recent status - it was closed due to earthquake damage, Sept 2017. Serious scaffolding and pile driving when we were there April 2018.

Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Recently renovated, this is truly a wonderful museum that celebrates Mexican culture and heritage. Housed in a recently restored house, the displays are well illuminated and explained in both Spanish and English. Although Mexican culture is so vast, this museum gives you a small taste...More

Thank SaskiaJoosse
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A quick visit to this very well preserved house will give you a sense of how the high class of Puebla used to live. Very special pieces in each room including the kitchen, clothes and a very special oratory room.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Casa del Alfenique is an iconic historical museum in Puebla, Mexico. It was home to the leaders of the Mexico Revolution in the early part of the 19th Century. You can still see bullet holes in the walls from a revolutionary battle. You'll also see...More

1  Thank RJClancy
Reviewed 26 November 2016

didn't get to inside but the tile work and building looks great from th outside. Oppose the Cathedral Basilica you can't miss it.

Thank ChookFeed
Reviewed 23 August 2016

So impressive, a house built by love, that simulates the appearance of candy sweets (alfenique) in the city of Puebla

Thank RocioPeredo
Reviewed 8 June 2016

It's outstanding. The abundance of decoration is wonderful and it's amazing it has lasted so long. I'm not sure if it's original or if it's restored, but either way it's definitely worth seeing.

Thank suzannela2015
Reviewed 1 April 2016

this museum is in front of the souvernir market -el parian-. a 30 minutes visit is enough to see what it used to be a house. the best: the façade.

Thank MarcoRof
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The building itself is beautiful but the collection was only ok for us. If you are really interested, visit, but otherwise I would take a look from the outside.

Thank Chr15t1n3
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