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Regional Huasteca Museum Joaquín Meade

Ciudad Valles

We strongly advise you that the first stop you do in Ciudad Valles be to The Regional Huasteca Museum, located in Artes y José Peñalosa 623. You will gain a deeper understanding of the community here.

It was designed by the teacher Oralia Gutiérrez. This enclosure was born with the idea of preserving and explaining the historical inheritance of the area. After the construction of the México-Laredo highway, Gutiérrez realized that the travelers from all over the world could get archaeological pieces from the place, sometimes as gifts. Because of this, she built this museum in 1978 with the idea of safeguarding the Mexican patrimony.

Through the collection that is displayed in the museums, visitors can go deeper into the knowledge of the huasteca culture that took place during the year 600 BC. up until the arrival of the Spaniards. Noteworthy pieces in the collection are jewelry made of shell and chest ornaments with representation of important gods.

The museum offers lectures, workshops, photographic and painting expositions and short courses around the importance of ancient civilization at the Huasteca.
We strongly advise you that the first stop you do in Ciudad Valles be to The Regional Huasteca Museum, located in Artes y José Peñalosa 623. You will gain a deeper understanding of the community here.

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It was designed by the teacher Oralia Gutiérrez. This enclosure was born with the idea of preserving and explaining the historical inheritance of the area. After the construction of the México-Laredo highway, Gutiérrez realized that the travelers from all over the world could get archaeological pieces from the place, sometimes as gifts. Because of this, she built this museum in 1978 with the idea of safeguarding the Mexican patrimony.

Through the collection that is displayed in the museums, visitors can go deeper into the knowledge of the huasteca culture that took place during the year 600 BC. up until the arrival of the Spaniards. Noteworthy pieces in the collection are jewelry made of shell and chest ornaments with representation of important gods.

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