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Bacalar museum – Fuerte de San Felipe de Bacalar

Are you looking for a museum in Bacalar, Mexico ? You’ve come to the right page. The tropical paradise has one museum, but a very special one. Find out about Fuerte de San Felipe de Bacalar.

Museum Bacalar

1. Fuerte de San Felipe de Bacalar

Fort San Felipe Bacalar

Fuerte de San Felipe de Bacalar, located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, is the perfect place to explore Mexican history! The site was one of many battlegrounds between the Mayans and the Spanish conquerors. This museum complex celebrates that ancient clash with its vast open-air rooms where visitors can get lost in learning about the past. In addition to traditional exhibits, the fort also contains a chapel and some structures that were used as additional structures for defense. Visitors can immerse themselves in colonial times with displays of weapons, uniforms, documents and other items used during this period. Of course, it wouldn’t be a typical Mexico without lush greenery – and you’ll certainly find that here! So if you’re looking for an educational but enjoyable time, come check out the incredible Fuerte de San Felipe de Bacalar for an unforgettable experience!


On Sunday, entrance is free.

Monday 09:00–19:00
Tuesday 09:00–19:00
Wednesday 09:00–19:00
Thursday 09:00–19:00
Friday 09:00–19:00
Saturday 09:00–19:00
Sunday 09:00–19:00

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