Museums, galleries, archaeological sites and traditions form the culture of Morelos. In Cuernavaca, museums such as Borda House Site, displays 18th Century furniture and clothing, as well as documents from the imperial period and 16th and 19th Century art. Among beautiful natural gardens, this site was the resting place of Maximilian and Carlota. With 13 exhibition rooms, six for temporary exhibitions, this museum is one of the most important cultural centers in the city. Other important venues are the Cuauhnahuac Regional Museum and the Robert Brady Foundation Cultural Center, El Castillito Photographic Museum, the Traditional and Herbal Medicine Museum and the Siqueiros Workshop.
Located inside the Cortes Palace, a building of more than 450 years of existence, the Cuauhnahuac Museum owns 19 rooms exhibiting the general state history, the conquest of Mexico, the New Spain commerce, the revolutionary movement of 1910 and other historic events.
Archaeological pieces from the region and rooms of pictographic scripture and migrations also are part of this venue, which exhibits murals of Diego Rivera made in the second level terrace in 1930.
The Robert Brady Foundation Cultural Center also stands out in the city for exhibiting more than a thousand pieces of art with incomparable ceremonial figures, extraordinary colonial paintings, exotic rugs and other contemporary pieces.