History, culture, and tradition are on display in Acapulco’s museums, making "the Pacific Jewel" a fascinating place.
Visitors can visit the Acapulco Historical Museum in the famous San Diego Fort with its collection of sailing instruments and maps, images of various ships that plied the trading routes, and objects brought to Mexico when it was known as New Spain.
Learning about Mexico’s history continues at the Miguel Alemán Archeology Museum, located on the Costera route of the same name. Here, the region's historical roots can be appreciated in the form of pre-Hispanic artifacts.
Finally, the Dolores Olmedo house is a museum and art gallery all in one, named in honor of a Mexican painter who was a friend of Diego Rivera and other artists and intellectuals. A visit to this site gives visitors insight into Mexican art and culture. This gallery has a mural by Diego Riviera of the god Quetzalcóatl, the feathered serpent.