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Valladolid is a Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) full of rich in traditions and with an extensive legacy of its Mayan roots. And the next two examples will suffice to prove it.

The San roque Museum is located in the premises that were used as the general hospital of Valladolid. In addition, it served as well as the first electric plant in the city.

Inside its terracotta walls you will find 4 rooms that display the Prehispanic life in the city, with objects found during the Ek Balam excavations. Next room is about the city’s foundation and other important historical moments such as The War of the Castes and Pyrate slike the famous “Lorencillos”. In another room, you can get to know more about Mayan medicine, traditions and its crafts.

At the MUREM (Ethnic Clothing Museum) you can learn about different cultures in the country, with an emphasis in its textile legacy. You will find more than 900 typical costumes designed by ethnic groups around the country. In this regard, you can learn about especifical technical issues related to the decoration of clothing like hand embroidery techniques among many more.

You can find both museums at 41 street, at the Historical Center of Valladolid.

Valladolid is a Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) full of rich in traditions and with an extensive legacy of its Mayan roots. And the next two examples will suffice to prove it.

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The San roque Museum is located in the premises that were used as the general hospital of Valladolid. In addition, it served as well as the first electric plant in the city.

Inside its terracotta walls you will find 4 rooms that display the Prehispanic life in the city, with objects found during the Ek Balam excavations. Next room is about the city’s foundation and other important historical moments such as The War of the Castes and Pyrate slike the famous “Lorencillos”. In another room, you can get to know more about Mayan medicine, traditions and its crafts.

At the MUREM (Ethnic Clothing Museum) you can learn about different cultures in the country, with an emphasis in its textile legacy. You will find more than 900 typical costumes designed by ethnic groups around the country. In this regard, you can learn about especifical technical issues related to the decoration of clothing like hand embroidery techniques among many more.

You can find both museums at 41 street, at the Historical Center of Valladolid.

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