This was a good museum to visit to learn more about the history of Zacatecas. I especially enjoyed seeing the Huichol art as they use vibrant colors and beautiful patterns. Mostly we saw their "string art" and I was hoping to see more of their beaded art, but it was still worth going.
The Zacatecano Museum gives you a quick history of Zacatecas. They have a lot of info on the Huichol people. One of the museum employees suggested i watch one of the films they had to learn more about this group of people.
It has a bit of history, art, religious items and indigenous art. So, it's highly recommendable if you want a bit of everything. I really liked the part of huichol art, it's big and colorful. For children, there's also an interactive part that seems quite interesting.
It is a nice place to get an overview about the city and the state of Zacatecas. Good explanation about "Huicholes" (local indigenous group) and some important events in Zacatecas history. However, this place needs more objects and more information about the building itself.
The collection of displays is a tribute to the region. I did not expect such comprehensive offerings that depict the heart and soul of the people of Zacatecas. The audio/visual information is very well done, but it is in Spanish only. The examples of Huichol culture and art is a remarkable tribute to the complexity and spirituality of the indigenous... 更多
Excellent presentation of art and history of the local area. Housed in the former mint, with description of how coins were minted in the 18th century to present day. Displays of Huichol art and culture,including the annual migration from Jalisco and Nayarit through Zacatecas to San Luis Potosí.
An interesting look into the history of Zacatecas ... a must if you want to grasp what life was like in the past!
For a relatively small city (130,000), Zacatecas has an awful lot of sites one "must" do and sights one "must"... 更多