www.enjoymexico.net MEXICO TRAVEL, TOURS, HOTEL & VACATION GUIDE MEXICO TRAVEL, TOURS, HOTEL & VACATION GUIDE
Mexico Tours Mexico Hotels Mexico Nature Adventure Travel
Mexico
Mexico Travel Information Mexico Pictures


MUSEUMS

DURANGO

MEXICO

Enjoy Mexico Travel
Home Page
Site Map
Mexico Vacation
CANCUN
Cozumel
Playa del Carmen
CHIHUAHUA
Barranca del Cobre
PUERTO VALLARTA
Guadalajara
MEXICO CITY
ACAPULCO
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
DURANGO
ZACATECAS
BAJA CALIFORNIA
NORTE

Tijuana
BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR
La Paz
Los Cabos
MONTERREY
OAXACA
VERACRUZ
Xalapa
GUANAJUATO
MANZANILLO
MERIDA
Chichen Itza
PUEBLA
QUERETARO
MORELIA
Patzcuaro
CUERNAVACA
Tepoztlan
NUEVO VALLARTA
PACHUCA
TUXTLA GUTIERREZ
Palenque
San Cristobal de
las Casas

VILLAHERMOSA
Mexico Pictures

ENJOY MEXICO
SITE CREDITS
TERMS & CONDITIONS OUR OFFICES CONTACT US


DURANGO

MUSEUMS

Regional Museum of Durango: it allows knowing the history of the state, and palaeontology remains, objects and utensils of the primary cultures and vestiges that recall the periods of the Spanish conquest, the struggle for independence and the revolutionary quest, are exhibited in its 12 rooms. There is also a space for the flora and fauna of this lovely corner of Mexico.
Its main attractions are the section dedicated to the Christ War (conflict between the Mexican Government and the Catholic Church), and the collection of canvases by Miguel Cabrera, one of the greatest painters in Mexico.
The seat of the museum is one of the most beautiful buildings in the centre of the city; it was built in 1890 to be the residence of the family of Francisco Gomez Palacio, son of the famous homonymous governor. The house is of neoclassical style and has two storeys and three facades of French features, much in style in those times.
The house is known by the name of Aguacate (Avocado), due to the avocado tree planted in its garden.
Address: 100 Victoria Street, corner with Aquiles Serdan Street, Durango
Phone numbers: (52-618) 812-5605 / 812-7019
Working hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9:00 hours up till 16:00 hours

SPANISH VERSION
DURANGO - MEXICO TRAVEL AND TOURS
Durango Travel
Attractions in Durango
Lodging in
Durango
Adventure Travel in Durango
Gastronomy in Durango
Climate in Durango
How To Get To
Durango
Transport in Durango
Hospitals and Clinics in Durango
Museums in Durango
Useful Information of Durango
Ganot-Peschard Museum of Archaeology: it is a space dedicated to studies and the diffusion of the development achieved by the peoples that inhabited the territory of Durango and the neighbouring states. Its six rooms exhibit instruments and objects manufactured by the men and women of the Mesoamerican cultures of the Chalchiutes, Guadiana and Aztatlán. Photographs of rock paintings and information regarding the methods of scientific investigation can also be appreciated.
The most valuable objects jutting out in its rooms come from the archaeological centres of the region.
Address: 315 Zaragoza Street South, Historic Centre, Durango.
Phone number: (52-618) 813-1047
Working hours: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 hours up till 18:00 hours; and from 11:00 hours up till 19:00 hours on Saturdays and Sundays.

Guillermo Ceniceros Art Museum: more than 50 canvases painted by this famous local painter adorn 5 of the 11 rooms of this palace of art, inaugurated on August the 3rd of 1998, being its first seat the beautiful Casa Grande, in the former hacienda Ferreria de Flores; however, since August 2004 this valuable artistic legacy was moved to the former Carmelita Convent, in the Historic Centre of the city.
The museum pays tribute to local artist Guillermo Ceniceros, considered to be the last great Mexican muralist according to connoisseurs; besides, he is regarded as the artist with the longest trajectory in the second half of the XX century.
Besides the artworks made by Ceniceros, the museum also exhibits canvases painted by other important contemporary artists.
Address: 135 Independencia Street North, Durango
Phone number: (52-618) 825-0027
Working hours: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 hours up till 18:00 hours; and from 11:00 hours up till 18:00 hours on Saturdays and Sundays.

Angel Zagarra Museum of Contemporary Art: an old house of architecture from the XIX century holds the impressive canvases of this famous local artist, who for more than three decades followed the brush strokes of the French school and studied vehemently the characteristics and peculiarities of religious paintings.
Born in 1886, Zagarra imprinted on its works the relation between man and divinity, being life his main subject. Besides his paintings, the artist expressed his feelings and sensibility through poems, chronicles and essays.
The museum was inaugurated in October 1996 as homage to the fructiferous career of this son of Durango; the works were handed over to the state's government, for a symbolic price, by the heirs of the Earl Rene Philippon, the proprietor of the said artworks.
Address: 301 Negrete Street West, Historic Centre, Durango
Phone number: (52-618) 825-5530
Working hours: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 hours till 19:30; and from 11:00 hours till 18:00 hours on Saturdays and Sundays.



ISO 9001 : 2000
CERTIFIED
Travel Consulting, Tourist Operation Management
&
Electronic Air Tickets Distribution






Our Travel and Tourism Sites in Latin America

ARGENTINA Travel
& Tours
PATAGONIA
Travel & Tours
PERU Travel
& Tours
CHILE
Travel & Tours
ECUADOR & GALAPAGOS
Travel & Tours
BOLIVIA
Travel & Tours
BRAZIL
Travel & Tours
COSTA RICA
Travel & Tours


MEXICO - TRAVEL to MEXICO - VACATION in MEXICO - TOURS & HOTEL in Cancun, Chihuahua, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, Cozumel


Site Map / Contact Webmasters / Travel Agents Only
Resources

Last Update: © ENJOY CORPORATION S.A. All Rights Reserved.
MEXICO - TRAVEL to MEXICO