Tzintzuntzan, archaeological capital of the Tarasco lordship
Marisol Vera Guerra
Learn the secrets time has hidden in Sierra Gorda.
VISIT THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF SIERRA GORDA
Get ready for an interesting journey back in time and follow the history of the beautiful town of Jalpan de Serra. Discover the magnificent memories of the Huastecos, conquerors and missionaries. Marvel at the spectacular cultural heritage of this little town. Head towards the Magic Town’s square, where will find the Historical Museum of Sierra Gorda.
LEARN THE HISTORY OF THE PLACE
Admire the simple Viceregal facade decorated with beautiful iron lanterns and modest stone frames. Don’t be disappointed by the simple decoration, since the old building, which today houses valuable historical artifacts, was built as a military fort and later converted into a prison.
WALK THE HALLS OF THE MUSEUM
Enter the museum and explore its two carefully lit halls displaying a rich collection that tells the story of the Sierra Gorda, from prehistory to the Reform. See pre-Hispanic weapons and lose yourself in old maps of the region. Let the impeccable exhibit guide you through the chronicles of the people who lived in this historic town.
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