Museums to visit if you stay in Mérida
ART AND CULTURE IN MEXICO
2023-06-22 | activity
Mérida, Yucatán is a city full of history, traditions, and beautiful culture; for that reason, it has a variety of museums that convey information about each of these aspects, allowing visitors or residents of the place to know relevant data regarding the site; if you are an adventurous person and you are interested in staying in the historical center hotels in Mérida, do not hesitate to visit these spaces.
Besides acquiring new learnings when visiting museums, it is also considered a fun experience full of good memories, especially if you are a first-time visitor to the city and need to learn more about the culture. Therefore, you must get to know some of these spaces in Mérida and take a day tour to ensure you get all the tourist attractions.
Yucatán Athenaeum Museum of Contemporary Art
This is one of the most visited museums in Mérida, which is located next to the cathedral; being easy to identify once you stay in the city; it was founded in 1994 and, to date, is still in perfect architectural condition, showing the works of famous artists, such as Fernando Garcia, Gabriel Ramirez, and Fernando Castro, each one of them has their essence, which transmits through their artistic creations.
Each of the facilities of this building shows essential artistic works, which expose different ways of transmitting art, from photographs, sculptures, paintings, and architecture, among others. Likewise, it has spaces to rest and buy some products so that the person feels at ease in the place and enjoys his adventure.
Undoubtedly, it is one of the first destinations for people who stay in the historical center hotels in Mérida and want to know the history or other important aspects of this beautiful city; therefore, do not hesitate to start the tour in this space and continue with other equally spectacular museums, but different in terms of architecture and exhibitions.
Museum of Yucatecan Song
In the historical center of Mérida, you will also find the Yucatecan Song Museum, which exhibits oil portraits and sculptures of famous troubadours who represent a musical genre of this renowned Mexican state; the trova is undoubtedly a type of poetic melody, which seeks to captivate the hearts of people who venture to visit the white city.
Also displayed are songs, photographs, musical instruments, original scores, and other artifacts that accompanied famous artists in this musical genre since some relatives, friends, or collectors donated various objects and creations of those representative figures of Yucatecan music. On the other hand, recitals or concerts are offered on certain days of the week, making it possible for people to listen to romantic melodies and enjoy their visit.
We suggest that once you are staying at a boutique hotel in Mérida, you organize your agenda and visit this beautiful museum that teaches the traditional music of the region, which has been recognized inside and outside the country; we assure you that these spaces will provide you with unique experiences, allowing you to learn about representative aspects of the city.
Folk Art Museum
Another museum to visit when staying at the hotels in Mérida is the Popular Art Museum, where you will be able to observe handcrafted and traditional pieces of the region; in particular, you can see jewelry, artistic figures, typical garments, and beautiful ornaments made with multiple materials, such as clay, metal, stone, linen, etc. They are the perfect places to buy artistic pieces, which you can give to your loved ones once you return home or acquire them to decorate your home; in any case, the works found in this museum are beautiful and full of color.
Museums of the City of Mérida
If what you want is to know in depth the history of the white city, this museum is the right one for you since there you will find bibliographic sources, landmarks of the pre-Hispanic era, stories of how the first churches were formed, colonial buildings and other representative aspects of the capital of Yucatán. Remember to visit this place and be surprised by its facilities, which transmit new learning.
These are some of the museums that are located in the city, but they are not all; there is a diversity of them that were not mentioned and are equally innovative and essential, such as the Great Mayan World Museum, Montejo's House, Montes Molina, Mérida Anthropology and History, Music Palace, Cantón, among others, which you will be able to visit during your stay.
Therefore, we invite you to book your room in the hotels of the historic center in Mérida so that you are close to each of these museums and enjoy your visit without interruptions; so; contact us by phone at (999) 924 0208 and ask for information you need, making your trip comfortable and fun.