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Hidalgo's House and Museum

Dolores Hidalgo

This beautiful old mansion was Miguel Hidalgo’s residence during his Dolores time; the priest resided there until 1810 when it was still known as Casa del Diezmo. It then passed through different factions during the struggle for independence.

During those years, as fate would have it, the property was stripped of objects which would have been incredibly valuable nowadays; however, it never lost its charm, which remains there for visitors to experience today. It took a long time for the building to be recovered, first by Benito Juárez, who declared the site a National Monument in 1863. In 1946, it was converted into a museum.

Among the items you can found there are a priest’s garment, eyeglasses, and a dispenser of holy water which belonged to the Padre de la Patria (Hidalgo), along with the skeletal remains of General Pedro García, who fought North American and French troops, took part in the War of Independence, and guarded the museum until his death.

As you explore the nooks and crannies, we recommend enjoying the yellow and terracotta patio, lined with wooden benches, with a well in the middle. The spaciousness of this area allows you to feel at peace, as you imagine days gone by in which a group of rebels risked everything to become heroes.

This beautiful old mansion was Miguel Hidalgo’s residence during his Dolores time; the priest resided there until 1810 when it was still known as Casa del Diezmo. It then passed through different factions during the struggle for independence.

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During those years, as fate would have it, the property was stripped of objects which would have been incredibly valuable nowadays; however, it never lost its charm, which remains there for visitors to experience today. It took a long time for the building to be recovered, first by Benito Juárez, who declared the site a National Monument in 1863. In 1946, it was converted into a museum.

Among the items you can found there are a priest’s garment, eyeglasses, and a dispenser of holy water which belonged to the Padre de la Patria (Hidalgo), along with the skeletal remains of General Pedro García, who fought North American and French troops, took part in the War of Independence, and guarded the museum until his death.

As you explore the nooks and crannies, we recommend enjoying the yellow and terracotta patio, lined with wooden benches, with a well in the middle. The spaciousness of this area allows you to feel at peace, as you imagine days gone by in which a group of rebels risked everything to become heroes.

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