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Montejo’s house Museum | Yucatán Mx

Montejo’s house museum. Don Francisco de Montejo military, explorer and conqueror of Yucatan ordered the construction of this house between 1542 and 1549, its facade is the sixteenth century.

The architectural, decorative fashion and the building of the house remain set in the late 19th and early 20th century.


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How to get

Location
Calle 63 # 506 between 62 and 60 Centro, Mérida, Yucatán
Tels .: (999) 923 06 33 ext. 25545

 

 

Activities

Acces

Price: $00.°° free

Schedule: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

About of

Destination | attraction
Casa Montejo, museum.

Country
Mexico

State
Yucatán

Municipality
Merida

 

History
Built in the 16th century, it is a unique example of a Renaissance-style civil house in Mexico. In 1562, the Spanish Crown handed Francisco de Montejo “El Viejo” an exclusive privilege for the conquest of Yucatán, and thanks to the services offered by the Spanish Crown he conferred the title and office of “Adelantado de Yucatán”.

In 1542 Francisco de Montejo chose the city T’Hó as the best place to found Mérida.

Throughout time, this house has undergone modifications according to the tastes of different owners that it has had, the architectural and decorative fashion of the times for more than four hundred years of existence.

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